the Author of the Project
/ Comunicazione all'autore del Progetto
Nomination for the Leonardo da Vinci competion
trust science, and the institutions like yours and they would like to
know the most efficient solution in particle detection for early cancer
diagnosis or any solution with high potential to reduce premature cancer
following the press releases of May 12, and May 26, 2011 regarding the
Leonardo da Vinci competition which were sent to 400 and 6,000 media
outlets respectively, published on 255 websites with a total traffic of
374 million visits/month, sent by mail to 100 US Senators and 435
Congressmen, sent via email in English to about 10,000 scientists,
100,000 people and sent via email in Italian to about 2 million people
including cancer organizations, physicians, politicians, professionals,
layman, etc. your project was among those nominated for inclusion in the
competition and will be compared publicly with the others on June 8th,
distribution list at the web page
the following email you will find details of the other projects that
have been nominated like yours.
attached documentation and the following references were submitted in
support to your claim reported in the document www.unitedtoendcancer.org/doc/8.pdf.
People would like to see the issue of improving spatial resolution vs
efficiency in PET resolved.
feel free to add any reference material supporting your project and
claims and provide also the information to people who care to solve the
cancer problem by filling in the questionnaire that you can find at www.unitdtoendcancer.org/doc/415.pdf.
the event you claim your project to be superior in efficiency or if
there is another reason you can claim that it has higher potential to
reduce cancer death when compared to the other projects, please submit
up to five pages (for each project) demonstrating the superiority of
your project with respect to the others by 2:00 pm (time in Italy) June
8th, 2011 as specified in the rules of the competition