What is cancer informatics?

Information technology plays a key role in fighting cancer through a growing field called cancer informatics. Cancer informatics is where information science, computer science and health care intersect. It’s about acquiring, storing and using information about cancer most thoroughly and efficiently. Its tools include computers, clinical guidelines, and information and communication systems. It uses information […]

The Edinburgh Cancer Informatics Programme

We are using data to help patients at front line of NHS cancer care The Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre and the Edinburgh Cancer Centre are working together to use data and information systems in new ways. The Edinburgh Cancer Centre provides comprehensive cancer care for the South East Scotland Cancer Network, serving patients within the 4 regional Health Boards – NHS Lothian, NHS […]

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