publication date: May. 24, 2019

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Astellas Oncology calls for entries to C3 Prize to award $200,000

Astellas Pharma Inc. is calling for entries for the fourth annual Astellas Oncology C3 Prize (Changing Cancer Care), a challenge that funds the best non-treatment ideas to improve cancer care for patients, caregivers and their loved ones.

This year’s challenge focuses on emerging and established ideas in three categories—Cancer Care Journey, Cancer Health Disparities, and Cancer Survivorship—and will award grants and resources totaling $200,000.

Astellas is inviting cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and innovators to submit ideas that could help improve the lives of those touched by cancer. Ideas can be in the form of support tools, educational efforts, technology solutions, amongst others. The C3 Prize is open to any idea that can have an impact and should focus on one of three submission categories:

Cancer Care Journey—Ideas to help improve the patient experience, ease decision-making, and navigate everyday care;

Cancer Health Disparities—Ideas to reduce the unequal burden of cancer care, with a focus on tools and resources that reach underserved populations in the U.S. and abroad;

Cancer Survivorship—Ideas to address survivorship challenge and concerns.

Based on the evaluation of an expert judging panel, Astellas will announce the 2019 C3 Prize finalists in September 2019.

Judges will consider ideas for the Emerging Ideas Prize if they have high potential impact for patients and caregivers but need additional work and cultivation before implementing. Finalists will present ideas in front of a panel of judges and audience during a live pitch event in Oct. 2019.

The Grand Prize winner will be awarded $100,000 in grants, the two Innovation Prize winners will be … Continue reading Astellas Oncology calls for entries to C3 Prize to award $200,000

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