Watson for Oncology

A comprehensive technology platform that applies natural language processing and machine learning to help oncologists and their care teams to address cancer treatment and everything related to it.

What is

IBM Watson (made famous by its Jeopardy! win) is a powerful cognitive technology developed by IBM that processes information more like a human than a computer. It does this by understanding natural language, generating hypotheses based on evidence, and learning as it goes.

IBM Watson is a cognitive computing system which has been particularly designed to support the oncology community. This is a great module that allows physicians to consider treatment options with their patients. With IBM Watson, medical experts at Manipal Hospitals can apply their decades of experience and research, and interpret clinical information of patients and in turn identify individualized, evidence-based treatment options.

Why Watson and Manipal Hospitals?

With thousands of cancer patients treated every year, Manipal Hospitals has surely become a trusted name in oncology care. With IBM Watson and Manipal Hospitals together, the overall expertise sees an all-time high, meaning only good things for the health industry.

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