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  (MRC DTP) What is the best way for healthcare professionals to communicate changes in estimated risk of breast cancer?
  Prof D French, Prof Anthony Howell, Dr L McWilliams, Prof G Evans
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Risk estimation models for common multifactorial diseases such as breast cancer are often used, e.g. in Family History Clinics to inform decisions about prevention options.
  (MRC DTP) Computer-aided Detection of Osteoporotic Vertebral Fractures in Clinical Images Using Convolutional Neural Network Constrained Local Models (CNN-CLMs)
  Dr P Bromiley, Prof T Cootes, Dr EP Kariki
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Osteoporosis is a common, degenerative skeletal disorder that increases the risk of fractures and causes significant morbidity and mortality.
  (MRC DTP) Quantifying change in mammographic appearance using Artificial Intelligence
  Dr S Astley, Dr Yit Lim, Dr S Howell, Dr M Fergie
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, with over 54,000 new cases diagnosed each year in the UK.
  (MRC DTP) Development of a risk model towards personalised screening for radiation-induced breast cancer using the national Breast Screening After Radiotherapy Dataset (BARD)
  Dr M Aznar, Dr S Howell, Dr S Astley, Prof J Radford
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Radiotherapy uses radiation (x-rays, protons) to kill cancer cells, and is an important part of cancer treatment for many patients.
  (MRC DTP) Predicting failure of methotrexate therapy in rheumatoid arthritis patients: statistical approaches to multiple outcomes and repeated observations
  Dr J Sergeant, Dr G P Martin, Prof K Hyrich, Dr S Verstappen
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Most patients with rheumatoid arthritis begin treatment with the drug methotrexate (MTX). MTX is cheap and is effective for many patients, but does not work for everyone.
  (MRC DTP) Modelling the impact on costs and outcomes on enhancing early detection in lung and colorectal cancers
  Prof A Renehan, Prof K Payne, Dr M Sperrin, Dr G P Martin
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Background. Cancer early detection (ED) and cancer health economics are key MRCR themes and central to the successful CRUK Manchester MERCADO award (includes Renehan & Payne).
  (MRC DTP) Virtual Reality as a tool for mobility measurement and rehabilitation in Visual Impairment
  Prof C Dickinson, Dr P Warren, Dr S Harper
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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The World Health Organisation estimates that 253 million people worldwide are visually impaired, and 39 million people are blind (see.
  Chemotherapy dose-capping due to obesity and its impact on survival
  Prof A Renehan, Dr Jorge Barriuso
Applications accepted all year round

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Obesity is associated with risk for several cancer types, including colorectal and breast cancers (1). Obesity also predicts for a poor outcome after cancer treatment.
  (MRC DTP) How do people move from contemplating to attempting suicide: Investigating the cognitive mechanisms of loss of control and limited awareness of goals
  Dr D Pratt, Dr W Mansell, Dr S Tai
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Suicide is a global problem and it remains unclear how individuals transition from contemplating suicide (ideators) to attempting suicide (attempters).
  (MRC DTP) Observation and Imagery of Action in Parkinson’s
  Dr E Poliakoff, Dr E Gowen, Dr P Warren
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative condition affecting around 1 in 500 people, with significant impact on movements, which are typically slower and smaller.
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