Around 1 in 5 people diagnosed with cancer in the UK take part in a clinical trial.
A study looking at developing new tests to diagnose bladder cancer
In this study researchers will use urine samples to develop new tests to diagnose bladder cancer.
This study is open to people who have, or might have, bladder cancer and who are going to Sunderland Royal Hospital.
More about this trial
Who can enter
- have bladder cancer
- are having a procedure called TUBRT because there is a strong suspicion you might have bladder cancer
- are going to the Sunderland Royal Hospital
- are at least 18 years old
- kidney stones (calculi) or bladder stones
- previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer or kidney (renal) cancer
- inflammation of the
- had a test where a tube is inserted into the bladder or the tubes that carry urine from the bladder to the outside of the body (urethra) in the 2 weeks before being asked to join this study
As part of your routine clinic appointment you will be asked to give a urine sample. The study team will ask to use any excess urine from this sample for their research.
You might be asked to give additional urine samples at your next routine appointment.
Taking part in this study will not affect any tests or treatment you might need.
There are no extra hospital visits.
There are no side effects.
How to join a clinical trial
Mr Stuart McCracken
Arquer Diagnostics Ltd