Category Archives: cancer

Cancer in the news

I was cruising through my morning news update on research and clinical trials (yup, I’m a nerd). There were several tidbits about cancer with a more general interest. Thought I’d share and give my perspectives.

Google and Cancer, AKA, that is not a small number

A presentation at the Google I/O developers conference blew my mind today.  While the videos from I/O conferences are always fun to watch, the particularly mind-explody bit for me was the release of Google Compute Engine.  They showcased the technology by launching a 600000 core cluster in a matter of minutes. That is not a small […]

Cancer in the news

People are afraid of cancer.  I don’t think this will come as a surprise to anyone, but what might come as a surprise is that our fears often make our health worse.  I’m not referring to some fear induces poor health concept.  Rather, our fear leads to health decisions that are not rational.