Data driven technologies
Programme stream(s): Cancer control / living with and beyond and cancer outcomes , Early detection / diagnosis and prognosis , Prevention
Programme session type(s): Specialist session
Speaker: Andrew Morris, Health Data Research UK
Speaker: Eva Morris, University of Leeds, UK
Speaker: Richard Martin, University of Bristol, UK
Date and time: Sun 04-Nov-2018, 4:35 pm-6:35 pm
This session will provide an overview of the use of data science in cancer risk assessment, prevention, screening, early diagnosis and survivorship. Over the last ten to fifteen years there have been huge advances in data technology and cancer intelligence systems in the UK and around the world they are rapidly becoming more refined and more useful in clinical medicine and public health. This session will examine how data science is transforming the way we approach cancer control; techniques such as linkage and big data analysis, machine learning and artificial intelligence will be included, and the session will provide some practical examples of how we can use collect and use data more effectively.