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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. 

Focus group - Help improve cancer research in Greater Manchester

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We would like to find members of the public in Greater Manchester to join a new group to improve cancer research. We’re interested to hear from anyone who’s been affected by cancer, whether as a patient, a carer or as someone with a family history of cancer. 

Patient representative – Help review bowel cancer and colonoscopy screening/surveillance

We are looking for a member of the public for this guideline development group. An everyday understanding of bowel cancer and colonoscopy screening/surveillance would be helpful. Experience of reviewing scientific evidence would be useful although not essential.

Manchester Event – Connect with fellow supporters across the North West

Join fellow supporters and volunteers from the Manchester area to find out about our latest research. Hear from Cancer Research UK staff and researchers about how critical your support is in helping us beat cancer sooner.

Patient representative – Help improve the patient experience in Oxford

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Become a patient representative and help Oxford Oncology Clinical Trials Unit improve the patient experience. This opportunity would be ideal for someone who is passionate about improving the patient experience, has a strong interest in cancer research and lives in the Oxfordshire area.

Patient representative – Steering group to understand how cancer and heart disease interact in patients

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Join our CRUK and BHF funded steering group and help to provide a patient perspective on the key questions, approach and conduct of our research.

Help shape our future in our interactive workshop - Glasgow

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Join us, and other people affected by cancer, at an interactive workshop to help set our priorities for the next ten years. Your experience can help us identify the action we need to take to save more lives sooner.

Help shape our future in our interactive workshop - London

Join us, and other people affected by cancer, at an interactive workshop to help set our priorities for the next ten years.  Your experience can help us identify the action we need to take to save more lives sooner.

Steering Group Representative - New ways to pay for cancer drugs

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Do you care about giving patients access to the best cancer treatments? We are funding a study in Manchester to look at different ways the NHS could pay for new cancer drugs and we are looking for two local patient representatives to join the steering group.  

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. Do you have a burning question that we haven’t answered?

Submit your questions for the opportunity to have them answered by our expert staff or researchers, in our new Science Surgery series.

Focus Group – help shape our messaging around obesity

The link between obesity and cancer is a sensitive message to communicate, but an important one. Share your perspective and help us get it right.

Survey – Share your thoughts about World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day takes places on 4 February every year, with people across the world uniting in the fight against cancer. Help shape our activities for 2018 by letting us know what messages are most important to you. 

NCRI Survey – Have your say and help us improve the lives of people affected by cancer

More and more people are living with the consequences of cancer and its treatment, but there’s currently not enough research in this area. Have your say on the most important areas research should address.