Cancer Study: Emergency Presentations and Early Detection

Date: 06/03/2024

The East of England Cancer Alliances are working on a study with the Behavioural Insights Team to improve cancer outcomes, with a focus on reducing emergency presentations and improving the early detection of cancer.

  • Volunteers: Must be at least 18 years old and have been diagnosed with cancer after attending A&E in East of England hospitals, between January 2021 and now.
  • Survey: There are spaces for some online/phone interviews, or participants can undertake an online survey: Study Sign-Up Link
  • Screen: The research team will ask participants to complete some screening questions prior to any interview or survey, to ensure participants who take part meet the criteria set out by the HRA.
  • Social media: Keep an eye out for our social media posts, we will appreciate you sharing them on Facebook, Instagram and X – @eoe_cancer
  • Website information: Call for research volunteers: Have you been diagnosed with cancer after attending A&E?
  • Closing date: Friday 29th March 2024

This research has been approved by the NHS Health Research Authority:

  • Study title: Applying behavioural insights to increase earlier cancer detection in the East of England; IRAS project ID: 332954; REC reference: 23/LO/0850

If you want to find out more then please feel free to contact Dr Craig Johnson at the Behavioural Insights Team directly: [email protected]

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