Nurses play vital role in pioneering clinical trials
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Nurses play vital role in pioneering clinical trials

Peter Johnson Professor, Medical oncology, Southampton Cancer Research UK Centre, NHS England and Improvement
Jeff Evans Professor, Translational cancer research and honorary consultant in medical oncology at the University of Glasgow
Nilima Parry-Jones Consultant haematologist, Nevill Hall Hospital, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Three leading cancer experts explain why clinical research nurses are at the forefront of life-saving cancer work

As the bridge between science and patients, cancer research simply would not happen without clinical research nurses. Over the past 40 years, researchers have made incredible progress in ensuring more people survive cancer – survival has doubled thanks to research. From trials to find out whether new treatments are safe and effective to testing new combinations of treatments, researchers are working hard to beat cancer.

Cancer Nursing Practice. 18, 6, 16-16. doi: 10.7748/cnp.18.6.16.s14

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