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Cancer Research

received_279996420989295The Trust are very proud to offer patients throughout North Yorkshire some of the very latest research developments in cancer care and treatment.  With a depth of specialist knowledge of cancer treatment including chemotherapy support, early diagnosis and cancer support our research teams provide the highest standard of care to the research participants we look after.

With bases at Scarborough and York Hospitals our research includes some of the latest developments in chemotherapy, cancer detection, cancer support and cancer surgery.  This has included early phase research.  Working in collaboration with the Leeds Cancer Centre at St James Hospital we are also able to offer our patients the opportunity to participate in some of the latest, ground-breaking radiotherapy trials.

Cancer sites research within the Trust:

Breast Children & YA Colorectal/GI Gynaecology Haematology
Head & Neck Lung Prostate Skin Urology

We are proud to work with the support of York Against Cancer and Yorkshire Cancer Research.

If you are interested in finding out more about research in this area, please contact:

Cancer pageResearch Nurse Mark Fearnley receiving a STAR Award for his exceptional
compassionate support for one of our cancer research participants.

1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024

York & Scarborough

50 research studies open to recruitment


3246 patients recruited into clinical trials