“I think it’s really important that people keep signing up to these type of trials to push research forward.”
A study looking at a blood test to diagnose ovarian cancer
This study is looking at a blood test called HE4 to diagnose ovarian cancer.
The study is open to women who go to the gynaecology clinic at Central Manchester University Hospitals.
More about this trial
Who can enter
The following bullet points list the entry conditions for this study. Talk to your doctor or the study team if you are unsure about any of these. They will be able to advise you.
Who can take part
You may be able to join this study if all of the following apply. Your GP has:
- taken a blood sample for CA125
- referred you to the gynaecology clinic at the Central Manchester University Hospital for further assessment
A member of the study team will ask you some questions about your medical history and lifestyle. This should take no more than 10 minutes.
They will also ask to look at your hospital notes. They want to find out what tests were done and the results.
There are no extra hospital visits. The team will ask for 10 minutes after one of your regular hospital appointments.
There are no side effects.
How to join a clinical trial
Dr Emma Crosbie
University of Manchester
Wellbeing of Women