Doctor and dad duo design new ‘cancer maps’ to aid diagnosis

A GP has joined forces with his dad to invent a new online mind-mapping tool for doctors that aims to help GPs speed up cancer diagnosis. Dr Ben Noble, a GP at the Woodbrook practice in Loughborough and one of Cancer Research UK’s 16 GP Leads* across the country, teamed up with his dad Patrick Noble, a retired computer programmer, to develop the intuitive new diagnostic aid. The innovative ‘Cancer Maps’ were developed to help make it easier for GPs to navigate the cancer recognition and referral guidelines published by the…

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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Fuels the Next Generation of Cancer Research Committing More Than $188 Million in Funding

Driving the dizzying pace of breakthroughs in blood cancer treatments, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) announced today $42 million for 80 blood cancer research teams around the world. This latest infusion of funding by LLS, the world’s largest nonprofit devoted to curing blood cancers, brings the organization’s current commitment to more than $188 million in multi-year grants, supporting more than 240 top scientific investigators at the world’s most prestigious cancer institutions, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, City of Hope and Stanford…

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Charities partner with Gone for Good #CharityVan app

Charities including YMCA, Cat’s Protection, Cancer Research, and many others are hoping to transform the way people donate their items to their charity shops with a new partnership with Gone for Good. Gone for Good is a free app that connects charities with businesses and the public, so that unwanted items are donated to good causes instead of being thrown away. Since its creation two years ago, the app has channelled £1,000,000 worth of items to their partnering charities. Along with seven other charities, YMCA is joining the #CharityVan pilot…

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