Useful Links and Resources

Directory of clinical trial resources

Posted by Sara Liyanage on 06 May 2023

Hands typing on a laptop with a stethoscope in view. website is a Swiss healthcare technology company with the vision of using technology and a patient-first approach to democratize clinical trial access, so that every patient has the best chances of recovery and leading a healthy life.

Be Part of Research: Be Part of Research (run by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)) is an online service that provides an opportunity to help members of the public understand what research is and what it might mean to take part, as well as showing what research is currently happening across the UK.

Breast Cancer Now page on clinical trials

Cancer Research UK page on clinical trials

Make Seconds Count: They have a patient trials advocate service to help secondary breast cancer patients potentially find a clinical trial and to support them through the clinical trial process.

National Institute for Health Research: “We help debunk some common misconceptions about clinical research and explain how it’s only by keeping up to date on better treatments and care and improving diagnosis and prevention that we can improve patient care.”

NHS page on clinical trials

The Royal Marsden has a lot of helpful information about clinical trials

The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer by Professor Trisha Greenhalgh and Dr Liz O’Riordan – Trisha and Liz cover research/clinical trials in their book.

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Reviewed May 2023

We’ve put this list of recommendations together from our experience as patients but we encourage to use these as a starting point from which to do your own research. The links and/or recommendations in this article to third-party resources are for your information and we take no responsibility for the content contained in those third-party resources. Any product recommendations made in this article are not product endorsements and unless otherwise stated, they are made without any affiliation to the brand of that product. We ask you to note that there may be other similar products available.


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