Research and clinical trials into brain tumours

All treatments must be fully researched before they can be adopted as standard treatment for everyone. This is so doctors can be sure that they work better than the treatments we already use, and that they are safe.

Find out about clinical trials and some of the research looking into brain tumours. 

Research into brain tumours

Researchers in the UK are looking at better ways to diagnose and treat brain tumours and manage treatment side effects.

What clinical trials are

Trials aim to find out if a new test or treatment is safe or works better than current ones.

Before you take part

Find out about what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.

Find a trial

Our clinical trials database has open, closed and result summaries of trials in the UK.

Our research into brain and nerve cell tumours

Find out how our researchers are discovering new ways to tackle brain and nerve cell tumours.
Last reviewed: 
26 Apr 2023
Next review due: 
26 Apr 2026