“I think it’s really important that people keep signing up to these type of trials to push research forward.”
A study looking at biomarkers in people with solid tumours
This study is looking at proteins called biomarkers in the blood, urine, hair follicles and poo (stool) samples of people with solid tumours.
More about this trial
In this study doctors want to look at blood, urine, hair follicles and poo (stool) samples from people with
Doctors know that people with cancer have
The aims of the study are
- To find out more about biomarkers in people with solid tumours
- To help the treatment of cancer in the future
Who can enter
You may be able to enter this trial if you
- Have a
- Attend a clinic at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow
- Are at least 18 years old
You cannot enter this trial if you
- Have any other medical problems that could affect you taking part in this study
Everyone taking part will give blood samples and hair follicles. Only people with kidney cancer, bladder cancer or prostate cancer give a urine sample. And only people with breast cancer give stool samples.
Taking part in this study will not affect your planned cancer treatment.
You give the samples when you go to the hospital for treatment. So you won't have any extra visits as a result of taking part in this study.
As there is no treatment as part of this study, there are no side effects. You may have a small bruise where you had your blood test.
How to join a clinical trial
Please note: In order to join a trial you will need to discuss it with your doctor, unless otherwise specified.
Professor Jeff Evans
Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit
Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC)
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board