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Issue No. 02 - Mar.-Apr. (2017 vol. 19)
ISSN: 1521-9615
pp: 79-81
Justin H.S. Breaux , Argonne National Laboratory
ABSTRACT
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has partnered with the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to use DOE supercomputers to aid in the fight against cancer by building sophisticated models based on data available at the population, patient, and molecular levels. Through a three-year pilot project called the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACSC), four participating national laboratories--Argonne, Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Oak Ridge--will focus on three problems singled out by the NCI as the biggest bottlenecks to advancing cancer research.
INDEX TERMS
Cancer, US Department of Energy, Big Data, Research and development
CITATION

J. H. Breaux, "Cancer's Big Data Problem," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 79-81, 2017.
doi:10.1109/MCSE.2017.23
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