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You'll find a variety of opportunities below to get involved and help us beat cancer sooner. Whether you've got lots of time to spare or only a little, and whatever your experience of cancer, we hope you'll find an opportunity that interests you. 

Workshop – Help us shape research to detect cancer earlier

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The early detection of cancer is an emerging area of research which could have a big impact. The earlier we can detect a cancer, the better the survival chances for patients.  If you’d like to inform our work in this area, this workshop in Cambridge may be for you.

Survey - What cancer science questions would you like answered?

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Our experts are dedicated to bringing you the latest findings, from the lab bench to clinical trials. But do you have a burning question that we haven’t answered? In our new Science Surgery series, you can take our survey and submit the questions you'd like answered by our expert team.  

Online quiz – Help us improve how we display products in our online shop

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We’re reorganising how we display products on our online shop and would like to understand how people would logically group different items together. Help us list our products by completing this quick and fun online task.

Patient Representative - Birmingham Trial Management Group for new phase II Colorectal Cancer Trial

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Share your experience of colorectal cancer to help us develop a new early-phase clinical trial. As a patient representative of the Trial Management Group, your experience and thoughts can help to develop a clinical trial that is relevant and impactful for future patients.

Survey – Help us make our opportunities more accessible and inclusive

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Have you ever shared details about your cancer experience to help Cancer Research UK? Tell us what this was like for you, and help us make the process easier and more inclusive. We want to reach people from all backgrounds to gather insight from anyone who has been affected by cancer. 

Patient Sounding Board – Join an advisory panel to inform and shape our work

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As a Sounding Board member, you’ll inform and influence our work across a wide range of activity, making sure that what we do reflects the needs and priorities of people affected by cancer. Join us for a unique opportunity to input on a broad range of projects, using your experience of cancer to make a difference.

Web reviewer - Help us review our ‘Causes of Cancer’ webpages

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Our website contains lots of information on the causes of cancer, which we update regularly. To make sure the information we provide is engaging and useful for those who need it, we’d like to hear your thoughts.

Survey - Help shape our ‘About Cancer’ information

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Our ‘About Cancer’ information pages receive 20 million visitors a year. Take our short survey and help us understand what our readers need so we can develop cancer information that’s accessible, engaging, and impactful.