Hear from a clinical trials team

It can be difficult to make a decision about taking part in a clinical trial. Hear from health professionals explaining why they are done, who looks after you during a trial and what's involved in taking part.

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What is a clinical trial?

What is involved in taking part in a clinical trial?

Should I consider taking part in a clinical trial?

Who are the people involved in running clinical trials?

What is a phase 1 clinical trial?

Clinical trials playlist

The following films were filmed at the University College London Hospital (UCLH). They are designed to give you a general overview about clinical trials but some procedures and staff vary at different hospitals. If you are interested in taking part in a clinical trial, the trial team at the hospital closest to you can give you more detailed information about what is involved. 


What is a clinical trial?

Dr Chris McNara and Dr Kirit Ardeshna explain the different types of clinical trials used in lymphoma research. Including randomised trials, control groups, and the differences between phase 1 and phase 3 trials.

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What is involved in taking part in a clinical trial?

The clinical trials team at UCLH talk about the process you are likely to go through if you take part in a lymphoma clinical trial. Topics include getting referred to the trial, the eligibility criteria, the way you might be treated and how you will be monitored.

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Should I consider taking part in a clinical trial?

In this video, the team from UCLH talk about the reasons you might want to take part in a clinical trial for lymphoma, and the way this might impact on your treatment and follow up.

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Who are the people involved in running clinical trials?

In this video, the team from UCLH talk about what their different jobs involve and how they might look after you if you take part in a clinical trial.  This video features a Senior Clinical Trials Practitioner, a Research Nurse, a Data Manager and a Principal Investigator. 

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What is a phase 1 clinical trial?

Phase 1 trials are often the first time a new treatment is tested in people. Dr William Townsend runs the early phase trials unit at UCLH. Here, he talks about the difference between early phase trials for lymphoma (phase 1 trials) and those in later phases (phase 2 and 3).

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Clinical trials playlist

 

Our clinical trials playlist features videos of leading lymphoma specialists covering a variety of topics relevant to people with lymphoma.

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