Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is the latest health care organization to collaborate with IBM Corp. on the data analytics, natural language processing and retrieval technologies of the Watson supercomputer for research and treatment purposes.

The hospital and vendor will develop an oncology clinical decision support system taking advantage of Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s molecular and genomic databases, and its repository of cancer case histories. The first applications, with piloting scheduled for late 2012 and wider distribution by late 2013, will include lung, breast and prostate cancers.

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