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Vacancies available for our various Clinical Studies Groups Chairman positions: Brain Tumour, Colorectal Cancer, Lymphoma, Prostate Cancer & Upper GI Cancer

The 18 NCRI Clinical Studies Groups (CSGs) have a remit to develop portfolios of trials for specific cancer types or treatment approaches. This includes overseeing the portfolio of existing studies, considering new research questions, developing proposals and securing funding from NCRI members.

We are currently seeking applications for Chairmanship of the:

  • NCRI Brain Tumour Clinical Studies Group
  • NCRI Colorectal Cancer Clinical Studies Group
  • NCRI Lymphoma Clinical Studies Group
  • NCRI Prostate Cancer Clinical Studies Group
  • NCRI Upper GI Cancer Clinical Studies Group

For further information on the role, please see advert below.

» NCRI CSGs Chairmanship Advert (PDF)

Please note the application deadline is 5pm, Friday 2 June 2017 and interviews will take place in w/c 31 July 2017.

Save the date: NCRI Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia CSG Annual Trials Meeting: 14 November 2017

Save the date for the 2017 Children’s Cancer & Leukaemia CSG Annual Trials Meeting. After the success of last years meeting, the 2017 event will again be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre, this year on Tuesday 14th November. Be sure to add this date to your diaries – full programme details and how to register to follow soon.

Registration now open for the NCRI Imaging Workshop: 26 June 2017

The NCRI Imaging Advisory Group are holding a workshop on Monday 26 June 2017 at the Royal College of Radiologists to promote the use of imaging in clinical trials.

The aims of  the workshop is to help researchers who are considering using imaging in their clinical trials either as a diagnostic tool, stratification tool or imaging biomarker. Experts in MRI, PET, CT will be on hand to give advice and offer support for the development of a trial protocol. The meeting will include presentations from experts in standardisation and quality assessment in imaging and a “sandpit” to allow researchers to present their ideas so that expert imaging advice can be sought.

If you are interested in presenting a trial idea to a panel of experts in imaging research and receive feedback, please see Call for Proposal for Imaging Workshop for further information. The trial proposals submission deadline is 5 May 2017.

»Register for the meeting


Register now for the 2nd BTOG & NCRI Lung Cancer Trials Meeting

The joint NCRI and British Thoracic Oncology Group (BTOG) Lung Cancer Trials Meeting are hosting a joint Lung Cancer Trials Meeting on 16 June 2017 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London. The meeting will focus on current topics in lung cancer research and provide an overview of the lung cancer trials national portfolio. It is relevant for medical oncologists, clinical oncologists, thoracic surgeons, respiratory physicians, radiologists, research nurses, trial coordinators and other medical professionals involved in the diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with lung cancer.

Dragon’s Den workshops will be held in the late afternoon for new trials ideas. If you are interested in presenting a trial idea to a panel of experts in lung cancer research and receive feedback, please see Call for Proposals for Lung Cancer Trials for further information. The trial proposals submission deadline is 19 May 2017.

»Register for the meeting


If you have any queries with regards to the meeting, please email

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