Susan G. Komen Big Data for Breast Cancer Initiative: how patient advocacy organisations can facilitate using big data to improve patient outcomes

JCO Precision Oncology

12 September 2019 - Integrating different types of data, including electronic health records, imaging data, administrative and claims databases, large data repositories, the Internet of Things, genomics, and other omics data, is both a challenge and an opportunity that must be tackled head on. 

We explore some of the challenges and opportunities in optimizing data integration to accelerate breast cancer discovery and improve patient outcomes. 

Susan G. Komen convened three meetings (2015, 2017 and 2018) with various stakeholders to discuss challenges, opportunities, and next steps to enhance the use of big data in the field of breast cancer.

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