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Musings on introducing new technology

Prof Brian McKinstry

17th October 2017

Prof Brian McKinstry, a GP, Professor of Primary Care eHealth and a clinical consultant on the Cancer Innovation Challenge, shares his thoughts on introducing new technologies.

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Mesothelioma and the hope of data

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

26th September 2017

On Mesothelioma Awareness Day (26 September), Emily Walash from the Mesothelioma Alliance in the US has written a guest blog to raise awareness of this rare cancer and how improvements can be brought about in new research, including the use of data. 

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Reflections on Dr Data

Nikita Filippov

7th September 2017

A guest blog from Nikita Filippov who is studying for an MSc in Data Science at Heriot-Watt University. He is currently undertaking an internship at HEINEKEN, where he is investigating the impact of promotions.He went to see the Cancer Innovation Challenge's Dr Data: The Answer to Cancer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival so we asked him to give us his thoughts on the show!

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Macmillan Support at Glasgow Libraries

Pip Lawrenson

26th July 2017

A guest blog from Pip Lawrenson (Macmillan Engagement Coordinator) for Macmillan @ Glasgow Libraries about the brilliant support service they run for cancer patients and their family and friends

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Using data to improve cancer care

Karen Seditas

11th July 2017

Karen Seditas, Programme Manager with the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP), shares why using data effectively is key to driving improvements in cancer care.

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