NHS to crowdsource the next wave of healthcare apps
The UK’s Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has launched a competition inviting developers, doctors and patients to submit ideas for health apps that could help patients make informed decisions about their care.
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Britain to launch personalized medicine project
A UK pilot project for mass genetic screening of cancers will begin next month. The project will combine personalized medicine and centralized research, with the aim of benefiting patients and scientists.
Led by the charity Cancer Research UK, the Stratified Medicine Programme will enrol 9,000 people with breast, colorectal, lung, prostate, ovarian and skin cancer in the first, two-year phase of the project
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