Can Cancer be Detected Earlier by Employing Wearable Technologies?

A workshop dedicated to reviewing the latest advancements in the field of wearable devices and their use in early cancer detection

The Precision Health Initiative and Early Cancer Institute at the University of Cambridge are jointly holding a one-day workshop. It will review the latest advancements in the field of wearable devices and their use in early cancer detection.

Date: Friday, 20th October 2023, from 09:00 to 16:00.

Location: Crausaz Wordsworth Building, Robinson College, Adams Road, Cambridge CB3 9AD

Unlock insights

  • Uncover the role of wearable technology in cancer studies, including motion tracking, data mining, and mobile App data collection
  • Explore AI and machine learning applications for identifying critical health patterns
  • Learn about real-world digital biomarkers from wearable devices


  • Talks by thought leaders: Dr Kirsten Rennie (MRC Epidemiology Unit), Dr Veronica Martinez-Hernandez (Department of Engineering), Prof Suzanne Scott (Centre of Prevention, Queen Mary), and Joss Langford (Activinsights).
  • Panel discussion: Dive deep into the latest trends with a panel of experts, including Prof Andrew Flewitt (Department of Engineering), Prof Antonis Antoniou (Cancer Data Driven Detection Initiative), patient representatives and our speakers.
  • Roundtable discussions: Join focused discussions on wearable integration in cancer studies, scale-up challenges, and emerging technologies.

Poster Submissions: Don’t miss the chance to contribute to this cutting-edge dialogue! Submit your poster abstracts by the 1st October. Four outstanding contributions will be selected for a 5-minute flash talk at the workshop (notifications by the 6th October). Details…

Networking Drinks: Connect with fellow professionals during coffee breaks, lunch sessions, and dedicated networking times.

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