We are pleased to announce the start of a joint new East of England Cancer Alliance and Behavioural Insights Team research study to help us understand how we can improve cancer detection and cancer outcomes in our region. 

This research has been approved by the NHS Health Research Authority (HRA; project ID: 332954). 

We are looking for volunteers who have been diagnosed with cancer in the East of England after visiting A&E from January 2021 onwards, find out more by visiting our research study page

Other research opportunities

The National Institute of Healthcare Research help you find out about health and social care research taking place across the UK. 


To be part of their cancer research visit Be Part of Research (nihr.ac.uk), or speak to your health professional for updates on opportunities to take part. 

NIHR also produce a regular newsletter which you can sign up for here

Cancer Research UK have also made huge progress with cancer research and run a number of clinical trials. To read about their research and about different types of clinical trials, including how to join them and how they are organised, find out more here.

Research programmes are also run by the Wellcome Trust and by local universities such as Oxford and Cambridge University.