"He went through six operations and was placed on a clinical trial so he could try new treatments.”
A study looking at using MRI scans to monitor gliomas
Please note - this trial is no longer recruiting patients. We hope to add results when they are available.
This study is looking at using MRI scans to see how glioma brain tumours change over time. This study is supported by Cancer Research UK.
The researchers aim to combine different ways of measuring glioma growth using the MRI scan.
Who can enter
You may be able to enter this study if you are attending St George’s NHS Trust or King’s College Hospital Trust, London and you
- Have been diagnosed with a low grade glioma
- Are between 18 and 70 years old
You cannot enter this study if you
- Are not able to have an MRI scan (if you have a pacemaker, metal clips or other metal in your body, for example)
- Are pregnant
The study team also wants to recruit 12 healthy volunteers. They will invite the relatives of the people they recruit into the study to take part.
This study will recruit 60 people with low grade glioma.
Everyone taking part in this study has an MRI scan every 6 months for 2½ years.
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.
Dr Franklyn Howe
Cancer Research UK
NIHR Clinical Research Network: Cancer
St George's Healthcare NHS Trust