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Big Data for Breast Cancer Symposium Provides Forum for Technology, Medicine and Advocacy Experts to Advance Breast Cancer Research, Treatment

Thought Leader: Ambassador Nancy Brinker
October 6, 2015
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(Original source Business Wire) 

“International health and technology leaders will join key players from the fields of cancer research, clinical care and patient advocacy for the first Big Data for Breast Cancer (BD4BC) Symposium October 8 and 9 at Rockefeller University convened by the Susan G. Komen® breast cancer organization with support provided by a grant from the Robertson Foundation.

“The era of complex data in healthcare is here and with it an unprecedented ability to collect genomic, clinical, epidemiological and molecular data from sources that include electronic medical records, mobile apps, wearables, sensors and clinical trials databases using high-throughput measurements and powerful computing,” said Komen President and CEO Dr. Judith A. Salerno. “The challenge is to ask questions and analyze the amount of data collected daily to improve outcomes for breast cancer patients and benefit research.”

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