The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize®:

Changing Cancer Care through Innovative, Non-Treatment Solutions

The Astellas Oncology C3 Prize is a global challenge designed to inspire innovative non-treatment ideas that may improve the lives of cancer patients, caregivers, and their loved ones. This year's challenge focuses on solutions for cancer care in low- and middle-income countries, which bear a disproportionate burden of the global cancer epidemic.

We are excited to share that three Category Winners have been selected to pitch their ideas to improve cancer care in a live forum at the Union for International Cancer Control's (UICC) 2018 World Cancer Congress on October 3, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Category Winners are competing for a chance to win one grand prize grant of $50,000 USD. To encourage innovation across all three categories – support tools, education tools and technology – both the second and third prize winners will also receive grants of $25,000 USD.

We would like to congratulate the three C3 Prize Category Winners and thank everyone who applied.

Chances are, your life has been touched in some way by cancer.

Whether you're a patient, caregiver, healthcare professional or concerned citizen, your solution to change cancer care has the potential to become a reality.

While we are no longer accepting applications, we invite you to follow us on Twitter, where we will post ongoing updates surrounding this and future challenges.

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This year's challenge is now closed. But don't worry – you will have a chance to submit your innovative idea next year!

Stay tuned for more information about how to get involved in the C3 Prize in 2019! We invite you to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn where we will post ongoing updates surrounding this and future challenges.

Three Category Winners have been invited to pitch their ideas in front of a live panel of judges to compete for one grand prize. Included in our distinguished panel of judges are experts in oncology, business and entrepreneurship that have been personally touched by cancer.

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