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Scotland's lifeline cancer trials must be restarted urgently

Cancer Research UK’s calls to restart cancer trials backed by Edinburgh scientist who says the COVID-19 halt to clinical trials has taken away hope for some patients: June 2020

Professor Charlie Gourley
Professor Charlie Gourley, Clinical Director of the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre.

The pausing of almost all clinical research trials in Scotland in response to COVID-19 has removed treatment options for many people living with cancer, a report to MSPs and charities has found.

Cancer Research UK is now urging Scotland’s health service providers and the Scottish Government to move swiftly to get existing clinical trials for cancer restarted as quickly as possible. This action is strongly supported by Professor Charlie Gourley - the Clinical Director of the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre.

Read the full Cancer Research UK press release...