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Research and clinical trials

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

Research

Find out about research into the causes and treatment of hairy cell leukaemia (HCL).

Find a clinical trial

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

How to join a clinical trial

If you see a trial you're interested in, discuss it with your specialist or GP.

What clinical trials are

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

Before you take part

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

Our Research

Find out how our researchers are discovering new ways to tackle leukaemia.
Last reviewed: 
13 Nov 2020
Next review due: 
13 Nov 2023
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