Patient involvement opportunities

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Want to speak to us about any opportunity you've seen?

Get in touch if you'd like to know more about any of the opportunities you see on this page, or if you have any questions about patient involvement and how you can get started. We'd love to hear from you.

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Here are the current patient involvement opportunities you can take part in 

Working with you gives us invaluable insights that can help develop our work, accelerate our progress and save lives. 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 come again to visit soon.

Survey – Help people understand the side effects of Radiotherapy

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Your experience of the side affects of radiotherapy could help us offer accurate information to people searching for it on our webpages. 

Focus Group – Help make our new clinical trial for lung cancer more patient friendly

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We are looking for people who have been affected by Stage 3 or 4 non-small cell lung cancer to attend a one-off focus group to help us develop a patient-friendly clinical trial protocol.

Workshop – Join us at our Clinical Research Nurses event and workshops

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Help improve patients’ clinical trial experiences by sharing your own experience and insight at the upcoming Clinical Research Nurses event in February.

Survey – Share your views on the future of cancer care

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Share your views on the biggest challenges and opportunities facing UK health systems over the coming 20 years.

Lay member: NICE quality standards advisory committee

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Use your experience to help the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) help to develop and update NICE quality standards on a range of different health and social care topics. 

Join Imperial College’s Young People’s Network

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If you’re between 17 and 25 years old and want to help shape health research so that it’s more relevant to young people, get involved.

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

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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?

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.