Big data has already transformed government and industry, granting never before seen insight into how the world works. Now doctors and the medical world are beginning to apply this new insight into cancer treatment. The American Society of Clinical Oncologists now has a working prototype for a "learning health system" called CancerLinQ. This system collects and analyzes cancer care data from the millions of patients that are treated for cancer each year from around the country.
Ever wonder how much data is being stored in the cloud? I'll give you a hint, it is a mind boggling amount. Here is a great infogrpahic that shows just how much there is and what the future holds for all of this data.