Math in Hospitals

Anemia is the most common disorder of the blood. People with anemia often don't realize they have the disease until the symptoms are serious and dangerous, but a collaboration between a physician-researcher and a mathematician may disrupt this pattern.

Read more about the mathematical analysis that can predict who will become anemic almost 3 months before anyone usually starts noticing symptoms.

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


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Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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