How Big Data is Battling the Big C

I shouldn’t be here. That’s the simple fact of the matter. At age 44, I was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of prostate cancer that had already reached Stage 4. The traditional “cut, burn, poison, starve” treatment approach bought me some time, although I paid for it in chemo sickness and lowered quality of life.

When the cancer started growing again a year later, I had pretty much run out of options. Facing my own mortality, I decided to go back to work at Intel, transferring into the health and life sciences division in the hopes that I could make my final days count. It was a move that literally saved my life. Bryce Olson, Global Marketing Director, Intel Health and Life Sciences. The Health and Life Sciences group at Intel is deeply involved in applying technology to help the industry make a digital transformation.

Author: Bryce Olson


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