NetApp, a provider of storage and data management solutions, has stated that their storage technology will power the country’s first ever comprehensive Gastric Cancer registry, which they are building along with Stanford Genome Technology Center, a federally funded, multidisciplinary effort that uses genomic-based approaches to attack fundamental problems in biology and medicine.
Stomach cancer also referred to as Gastric cancer is said to be one of the top cancer killers worldwide and in the US. But Gastric cancer research is also least federal funding of any type of cancer research. NetApp has stated that the new gastric cancer registry is being built with the objective to address the significant need for gastric cancer research. NetApp on its behalf donated more than $600,000 in hardware, software, and service to the Stanford center for gastric cancer research.