The NCRI Cancer CTU Group is comprised of CTUs with an established focus on cancer trials (‘cancer CTUs’). Members work collaboratively to identify particular needs common to cancer CTUs or of special importance to cancer trials and, where feasible, to propose solutions or develop guidance.

» NCRI Cancer CTU Group Terms of Reference (PDF)

The first CTU Group annual report can be found below, outlining the work of the Group since inception.

» NCRI Cancer CTU Group Annual Report 2015-16 (PDF)

Open meetings of up to 150 people are held on an annual basis, covering a wide range of topics covering the breadth of the clinical trials pathway. For details of future trials meetings and how to register, please visit our meetings calendar.

» NCRI Events Calendar (internal webpage)

For information and tips on how best to work with a CTU, please see the slides below, produced by the NCRI Cancer CTU Group Training Subgroup

» Partnering with a CTU (PDF)

All NCRI Cancer CTU Group CTUs are members of the UKCRC Registered CTU Network. Additional information on this network can be found below.

» UKCRC Registered CTU Network Leaflet (PDF)

UKCRC have put together a video outlining the role of Clinical Trials Units and the importance in involving them in developing an NIHR funding application. The video can be viewed by following the link below.

» UKCRC Developing an NIHR funding application (youtube link)

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Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre Trials Unit (MAHSC-CTU)
Liverpool Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (LCTU), Liverpool
Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU), Birmingham
Warwick Clinical Trials Unit
Wales Cancer Trials Unit (WCTU), Cardiff
Bristol Randomised Trials Collaboration (BRTC)
Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU)
Southampton Clinical Trials Unit
Institute of Cancer Research Clinical Trials and Statistics Unit (ICR-CTSU), Sutton
Cancer Prevention Trials Unit at Barts CTU, London
Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (MRC CTU at UCL), London
Cancer Research UK & University College London Cancer Trials Centre (CRUK & UCL CTC), London
Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, Cambridge
Clinical Trials Research Unit (CTRU), Leeds
Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland (CaCTUS), Edinburgh
Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland (CaCTUS), Glasgow

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