The article is devoted to the study of the peculiarities of using the «Big Data» technology in medicine. The scope of this
technology has been analyzed in detail. On the example of the history of development and experience the «Big Data» technology in Europe and Russia and early diagnostics of oncological diseases by compiling genomic databases, that include the genetic information of each individual patient, its advantages, and disclosed opportunities for treatment are determined. Special attention is paid to the prospects of the development of «Big Data» technology in medicine and healthcare. The potential of analytical technologies in the epidemiological surveillance was also noted.
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