Comments for: Maine cancer center to use IBM supercomputer Watson to diagnose, treat disease

Posted Feb. 08, 2013, at 5:19 p.m.

IBM’s Watson supercomputer has beaten expert “Jeopardy” quiz show contestants, and its predecessor defeated a world chess champion. Now, doctors hope it can help them outsmart cancer. Oncologists at two medical groups have started to test IBM’s Watson’s supercomputer system in an effort to improve speed and efficacy of treatments, …

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