Foundation for the NIH to Support Worldwide Competition Focused on Improving the Accuracy of Lung Cancer Screenings
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) to support a worldwide Coding for Cancer™ competition focused on improving the accuracy of lung cancer screenings. Inaccurate results, in the form of false positives, cause a considerable amount of stress for patients and may require them to spend money on costly follow-up screenings. The competition will be designed and coordinated by the NCI’s Cancer Imaging Program and will offer up to $1.8 million in prizes.
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