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Using technology to transform cancer outcomes

Dr Tim Williams

31st August 2018

A guest blog from Dr Tim Williams, CEO of My Clinical Outcomes. My Clinical Outcomes received Phase 2 funding from the Cancer Innovation Challenge in the New approaches to record and integrate cancer PROMs and PREMs. 

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Embracing the use of data ..

Steph Wright

24th August 2018

Originally published as an opinion piece for the ALLIANCE website, Steph Wright, Project Manager for the Cancer Innovaiton Challenge writes about embracing the use of data to help Scotland become a world leading carer for people with cancer

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Innovative data science Phase 2 project launched!

7th August 2018

We are delighted to announce that Canon Medical Research Europe has been awarded Phase 2 funding for our "Innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland" competition
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Co-Lab(orate) at TEDx Glasgow 2018

14th June 2018

A quick summary of the Co-Laborate exhibition at TEDx Youth Glasgow and TEDx Glasgow 2018
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We have updated our Privacy Policy

24th May 2018

We have updated our Privacy Policy to reflect GDPR which comes into force on 25 May 2018
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Video now online of "Realistic Medicine, Data and Me" at EISF!

7th May 2018

Video recording now available for "Realistic Medicine, Data and Me" at the Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018
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Reflections on the launch of the Cancer Data Phase 1 Projects

Dr Hilary Dobson OBE

25th April 2018

Thoughts from Dr Hilary Dobson OBE, Deputy Director of the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP) and the clinical lead for the Cancer Innovation Challenge's funding competition to find Innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland after the project launch and stakeholder engagement event on 6 March 2018. 

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How UK Universities Are Using Patient Data in Research: New #DataSavesLives Animation Launched

17th April 2018

A new animation has been created to answer questions about the use of patient data by UK universities, researchers and scientists. #DataSavesLives
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Making connections at DataFest18

Steph Wright

28th March 2018

A few quick thoughts on the Cancer Innovation Challenge's networking event as part of the DataFest18 - Realising your data-driven healthcare innovation in Scotland.

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Our next Phase 1 Projects Launched!

6th March 2018

Today the Cancer Innovation Challenge were proud to launch the three successful Phase 1 Projects for the Innovative data science solutions to improve cancer care and outcomes in Scotland SBRI competition. Projects from Canon Medical Research Europe, Jayex Technology and Sharpe Analytics were announced today at a launch event and stakeholder workshop in Edinburgh
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