Latest News and Updates

Showing RESPECT for trial participants

Sharing trial results with participants using a printed summary, sent by post, in addition to webpages, improves participants’ satisfaction with how the results are shared.

18 Oct

Advanced bowel cancer trial results from FOCUS4: A promising new drug, and treatment breaks

A new drug has shown promise in delaying the time to the disease getting worse in some bowel cancer patients whose cancer has spread elsewhere in the body.

20 Sep

Abiraterone alongside standard therapy helps men with high-risk prostate cancer to live longer

Results from the STAMPEDE trial were presented at the European Society for Medical Oncology Congress 2021

20 Sep

Spotlight on ESMO

The unit had a great presence at EMSO this year with STAMPEDE, FOCUS4 and TRISST all showcasing new results over the weekend

20 Sep

Our Research Themes


Innovative clinical trial design and meta-analysis extending beyond the boundaries of single cancer types


Major international clinical trials answering questions of global public health significance


Development of methods with direct impact on the design, conduct and analysis of studies

Other Research & Policy

This section will capture projects outside the current QQR themes