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 to understand more about non Hodgkin lymphoma of the central nervous system and the testicles
This study looked at samples from people with non Hodgkin lymphoma that started in either the brain, the spinal cord (the central nervous system), or the testicles (
Doctors wanted to find out why these cells behave abnormally. People gave a blood sample and permission for researchers to study other samples already given as part of routine care. They looked for the ‘immunoglobulin gene’, which helps the cancer cell to survive. They hoped that this research would help develop new treatments for these conditions in future. The aims of this study were to understand more about
- The lymphoma cells, and why they behave in an unusual way
- The immunoglobulin gene, and how it helps the lymphoma cells to survive
Summary of results
We have contacted the trial team who tell us they don’t expect to be making results available for this trial.
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 Christian Ottensmeier
Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust