Oncology group to boost cancer care through CancerLinQ database

03/27/2013 | Healthcare Informatics online

The American Society of Clinical Oncology unveiled a prototype of a cancer database, known as CancerLinQ, that will assess "de-identified" information gathered from 100,000 breast cancer patients. The group expects to offer real-time, quality feedback to doctors. "CancerLinQ will transform cancer care by unlocking that wealth of information and enabling every patient to be a cancer knowledge donor," said ASCO President Dr. Sandra M. Swain.

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