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Research and clinical trials

All cancer treatments have to be fully researched before they can be used for everyone. This is so we know that they work, they are better than the treatments already available and 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

Medical research studies involving people are called clinical trials.

What you should know

Before you agree to take part in a clinical trial, researchers must explain to you what it involves.

How to join a clinical trial

If you see a trial you're interested in, discuss it with your doctor or specialist.

Research

Find out about the latest UK research and clinical trials looking into kidney cancer.

Last reviewed: 
29 Feb 2016

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