Research and clinical trials for mouth and oropharyngeal cancer

All cancer treatments have to be fully researched before they can be used for everyone. This is so we know that they work, they are better than the treatments already available and they are safe.

Current research is looking at ways to improve the diagnosis and treatment of mouth and oropharyngeal cancer. 

Research into mouth and oropharyngeal cancer

Researchers are interested in research into causees,treatment and living with mouth and oropharyngeal cancer. 

Find a clinical trial

Our clinical trials database has open, closed and result summaries of trials in the UK.

What clinical trials are

Trials aim to find out if a new treatment or procedure is safe or better than a current treatment.

How to join a clinical trial

If you see a trial you're interested in, discuss it with your doctor or specialist.

Before you take part

Find out about what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.
Last reviewed: 
25 Oct 2021
Next review due: 
25 Oct 2024
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