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Welcome to the Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit Website

The site includes information on the current trials that are being managed by the LCTU, current staff, information on Pancreatic cancer and useful links to other sites.

We hope that you enjoy looking round the site and if you have any queries or suggestions please don't hesitate to contact us using our email address: lctu@liv.ac.uk

For more information on cancer and the trials that are currently running within the UK please visit the Cancer Help Website

NB. All recruitment and site information on the LCTU website is updated in realtime from LCTU data management systems.



Latest News

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£226 million UK investment in cancer research announced

Cancer Research UK has announced the largest investment to date into its network of Centres across the UK. £190 million has been committed to 13 Cancer Research UK Centres over the next five years. The huge investment will draw together world class research and medical expertise to accelerate advances in research and support clinical trials essential to getting lifesaving treatments to patients.

 

ASCO POST - John P. Neoptolemos, MD, PhD, on Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Results of the ESPAC-4 Trial

John P. Neoptolemos, MD, PhD, of the University of Liverpool, discusses findings from this international phase III study of adjuvant combination chemotherapy: gemcitabine and capecitabine vs monotherapy gemcitabine in patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (Abstract LBA4006).

Elisabeth Turner shortlisted for RCNi award

Research Nurse, Elisabeth Turner who works on the PANasta trial,  from the North West Coast Taskforce of the NIHR Clinical Research Network was shortlisted as a finalist in the Excellence in Cancer Research category of the 2016 RCNi Nurse Awards. The award, sponsored by Cancer Research UK recognises the role that clinical research nurses play in helping to deliver clinical trials. All finalists attended the award ceremony at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel, Lisa Berry Editor in Cancer .....

Better Trials Make Better Surgeons Event

The North West Surgical Trials Centre is holding another of it's hugely successful surgical workshops in June and will include inspirational talks from experienced senior trialists, plus surgeons new to research. The afternoon will also provide the opportunity to discuss trial ideas, mechanics of setting-up studies etc. Please see the attached posters for further information and to book your free place.