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Reverse The Odds

Main Project Information
Presented By Cancer Research UK
Goal To help complete a muscle-invasive bladder cancer study
Task You'll classify bladder tumour samples on behalf of researchers
Where Global, anywhere on the planet

In Reverse The Odds, you help the Odds – colorful creatures whose world is falling into decline. By completing mini puzzle games and upgrading their land, you can restore the Odds back to their lively selves.

But it’s not just the Odds you’re helping. We've incorporated the analysis tumour image analysis into the game. So as you play, you're helping to analyse important data for a huge bladder cancer study.

You’re analysing in the same way researchers do, but because there are a lot more of you, we can get through data much more quickly, freeing up more of our researchers valuable time and unveiling clues about cancer sooner.

As seen in Chapter 10 of Citizen Science by Caren Cooper.

How to Join
Social Media
Required Gear

All you need is a smartphone or tablet. You can play for a couple of minutes, or hours at a time - it's entirely up to you!

Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity Exclusively online, At night, At home
Tags cancer, cancer research uk, citizen science, cruk, game, gaming, health, puzzle game
Project Updated 05/23/2018