Involvement Opportunities

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If you would like to know more or have any questions about any of the opportunities listed, please contact us, we'd love to hear from you.


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Below is a list of current opportunities for you to take part in. 

Whether you've got lots of time to spare or only a little, and whatever your experience of cancer, we hope you'll find an opportunity that interests you. We regularly update this page, so please do come back and look again.

Patient Representative – Early Diagnosis Advisory Group

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Passionate about early diagnosis? Join our Early Diagnosis Advisory Group and help shape our work in this important area. 

Focus group - Science Museum Group cancer research exhibition

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Share your thoughts on ideas for a unique exhibition which takes visitors on a journey into the scientific and social history of cancer research.

Survey – Help us develop a new volunteering role to thank our supporters

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Share your views on our ideas for a new volunteering initiative and help us connect better with our supporters when we thank them for their support. 

Share your idea - What are the biggest challenges in cancer research?

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Make sure patient and carer perspectives shape the next set of questions for our innovative research funding initiative, Grand Challenge.  

Quick poll - Pick a name for our new health initiative

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Help get people talking to about the importance of good health and positive lifestyle changes.

Survey – Could our Patient Involvement web pages be easier to find and understand?

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Tell us how you searched for our CRUK Patient Involvement pages to help us make improvements that will make them quicker to find and easier to use.

Patient and Public Voices Forum - Help put people and communities at the heart of the NHS Cancer Programme.

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Passionate about the NHS and patient care? Get involved to help the NHS Cancer Programme us transform cancer services.

Survey - Share your thoughts on the use of electronic health records in pancreatic cancer research

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What do you think about researchers accessing patients’ healthcare information without their explicit consent to achieve important research objectives?

Survey Review - Help support doctors to offer high quality care for LGBTQ patients

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Share your thoughts on our survey for doctors about how they respond to the specific needs of LGBTQ patients.  

Survey – share your views on how the MHRA involves and engages patients

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) are seeking views on how they can better engage and involve patients and the public in their work. If you’ve had contact with the MHRA, or have an interest in their work, they’d like to hear from you.

Survey - Help shape cancer research in Wales


The Wales Cancer Research Centre would like your thoughts to help shape a new strategy that is being developed.  By taking part, you have the chance to directly affect what research will be prioritised in Wales.

Peer Reviewer - Journal of Research Involvement and Engagement

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Become a peer reviewer for the world’s leading journal on patient/carer/public involvement in health and social care research. 

Content reviewer - Help us review our ‘Causes of Cancer’ webpages

Can you review draft versions of our new pages to help us make sure the information we provide is engaging and useful for those who need it.

Survey - What cancer science questions would you like answered?

Our experts are dedicated to bringing you the latest findings, from the lab bench to clinical trials. But do you have a burning question that we haven’t answered? In our Science Surgery series, you can take our survey and submit the questions you'd like answered by our expert team. 

Become a Media Volunteer

Share your story to help people understand cancer better and raise awareness about our research and campaigns.

Become a Cancer Campaigns Ambassador

Persuade politicians to support cancer research, prevention, early diagnosis, and treatments.