OLD Bexley and Sidcup MP James Brokenshire has backed a new cancer fighting website.

Cell Slider is the first interactive website to turn real archive cancer data into a format that can be analysed by the public.

The Cancer Research UK initiative presents real images of tumour samples in the form of a game of snap and users are guided through a tutorial explaining which cells to analyse and which ones to ignore.

By getting the public involved, more samples will be analysed faster and more effectively, freeing up experts to carry out other cancer research.

More than half a million images have already been analysed.

James Brokenshire said: "Research is cancer’s number one enemy so I urge everyone in Old Bexley and Sidcup to take five minutes to get involved with this exciting initiative and help Cancer Research UK’s doctors and scientists to keep making huge advances in the battle against all cancers."

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