Biomedical informatics for cancer research: Introduction

Michael F. Ochs, John T. Casagrande, Ramana V. Davuluri

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Biomedical informatics encompasses a set of disciplines focused on developing, implementing, and perfecting the use of informatics and computational tools in biomedical research and clinical care. In this volume, we focus on a number of areas crucial to the establishment of state-of-the-art informatics methods and systems to support cancer research. We provide motivation for undertaking such developments and deployments, a quick overview of the field, and hopes for the impact on cancer treatment and survival in this introduction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Informatics for Cancer Research
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781441957122
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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