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Research and clinical trials

All treatments must be fully researched before they can be adopted as standard treatment for everyone. This is so that we can be sure they work better than the treatments we already use and so we know that they are safe.

Find a clinical trial

Our clinical trials database has open, closed and result summaries of trials in the UK.

What clinical trials are

Trials aim to find out if a new treatment or procedure is safe, is better than the current treatment.

Before you take part

Find out about what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.

Research into causes and prevention of breast cancer

Find out about the latest UK research into the causes and prevention of breast cancer. 

Research into breast cancer diagnosis and screening

Find out about the latest UK research into diagnosing and screening for breast cancer.

Research and clinical trials into treatment for early breast cancer

Find out about research and clinical trials looking at treatment for early breast cancer.

Research and clinical trials into living with breast cancer

Find out about research into living with breast cancer.

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