Cancer Risk Prediction in Rust

I have had the great pleasure of rewriting and updating some of our risk models in Rust. We moved these risk calculations from our Rails applications to a standalone JSON API. What is Rust? As the Rust team describes the language, “Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults, and guarantees thread safety.”1 Rust is a compiled, statically typed, non-garbage-collected language. It is expressive, providing facilities familiar to users of higher-level and functional languages.…

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