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Samreen Ahmad Bengaluru
While machine learning has already proven its worth in many fields, be it travel, logistics or online shopping, health care is emerging as a sector where it is expected to be a game chager. OncoStem Diagnostics, a Bengaluru-based start-up, is using this technology to a greater extent to ease the lives of patients suffering from cancer, especially breast cancer.  

OncoStem was founded in 2011 by Manjiri Bakre, a PhD in Cell Biology from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), who realised not enough has been done to gauge the aggressiveness of the cancer tumour. 

She felt the necessity of using machine learning

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First Published: Aug 11 2018 | 10:38 PM IST

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