Big data enters the fray in the war against cancer as pharmaceutical laboratories combine drugs like cocktails to kill cancerous cells

//Big data enters the fray in the war against cancer as pharmaceutical laboratories combine drugs like cocktails to kill cancerous cells

Big data enters the fray in the war against cancer as pharmaceutical laboratories combine drugs like cocktails to kill cancerous cells

Pharmaceutical researchers are using big data analysis and machine learning to help them find the most appropriate cocktail of drugs to fight cancer, as combination therapy – the use of two or more drugs to treat a disease – is increasingly being pursued in their quest to find a cure.Unlike the cocktail used in fighting HIV/Aids, there are millions of possible drug combinations to consider for fighting different types of cancerous cells, so finding the right pair or trio is akin to finding…

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