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.

Sounding board members – Join the Genomics Partnership Wales Patient and Public Sounding Board

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Help to transform the provision of genetic and genomic testing within the NHS in Wales by getting involved.

Lay Members – Share your views as a member of the Advanced Pain Discovery Platform Scientific Advisory Board

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Help shape a new research funding partnership for persistent pain. 

Public Committee Member - National and Regional Committees for NIHR

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is looking for members of the public to join several national and regional committees to prioritise and recommend health and social care research applications for funding.

Survey – Your views on adding services to the Cancer Care Collection

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We would love your opinion on a new range we are considering adding to our cancer care products – Services!  Please tell us your thoughts and ideas on this by taking part in our quick online survey.

Survey – Your views on the development of future colon capsule endoscopy services

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Support doctors and nurses in the future care provided around Endoscopy services?

Survey - Patient and Public Involvement on Data Monitoring Committees

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If you have been part of a clinical trial an would like to feed into research work being carried out at UCH MRC Clinical Trials Unit, take part in an online survey on patient and public involvement (PPI) on Data Monitoring Committees.

Content Reviewer - Review online information for our ‘About Cancer’ pages

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We are looking for people to review our ‘About Cancer’ web pages to make sure the information we provide is helpful and easy to understand.

Survey - Living well during hormonal therapy for prostate cancer

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How did you cope with the side effects of hormonal therapy? Help researchers find ways to support patients in the future by sharing your experience.


Survey – Your thoughts on radiotherapy before a mastectomy

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Imperial College London would like to hear your views on a proposed study investigating the order in which surgery and radiotherapy are given to breast cancer patients.

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. 

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.