“Deborah agreed to take part in a trial as she was keen to help other cancer patients in the future. "If taking part in a trial means others might be helped then I’m very happy with that."
A study trying to find the best way to work out breast cancer risk for women with a strong family history (FHRisk)
This study looked at improving the way specialists work out the risk of breast cancer in women who have a family history of the disease.
The women who took part in this study had a strong family history of breast cancer and had their risk assessed at a Family History Clinic in Manchester.
More about this trial
- the age you were when you started having periods
- whether or not you have children and if so, what age you were when you had your first child
- whether or not you breastfed
- whether you have been through the menopause, and if so at what age
Summary of results
- their family history
- results of a blood test looking at changes in genes (
- mammography showing how dense the breast tissue is
How to join a clinical trial
Professor Gareth Evans
NIHR Clinical Research Network: Cancer
NIHR Programme Grants for Applied Research (PGfAR)