Last year in the UK over 60,000 cancer patients enrolled on clinical trials aimed at improving cancer treatments and making them available to all.
A study looking at biomarkers in people with solid tumours
This study is looking at proteins called biomarkers in the blood and urine of people with solid tumours.
Doctors know that people with cancer have
The aims of the study are
- To find out more about biomarkers in people with solid tumours
- To help the treatment of cancer in the future
Who can enter
You may be able to enter this trial if you
- Have a
- Attend a clinic at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow
- Are at least 18 years old
You cannot enter this trial if you
- Have any other medical problems that could affect you taking part in this study
- Have had treatment that reaches all parts of your body (
systemic treatment) in the last 6 weeks
- Are pregnant or breastfeeding
You have a blood sample taken each time you visit the hospital for treatment and each time you see the doctor after you have stopped treatment. You also give a urine sample if you have kidney, bladder or prostate cancer.
As there is no treatment as part of this trial, there are no side effects. You may have a small bruise where you had your blood test.
How to join a clinical trial
Please note: In order to join a trial you will need to discuss it with your doctor, unless otherwise specified.
Professor Jeff Evans
Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit
Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board