Research and clinical trials

Research is looking into the diagnosis and prevention of oesophageal cancer, and whether new treatments are safe and better than those currently available.

Find out about the latest UK research, clinical trials and how you can take part.

Research into oesophageal cancer

Researchers are looking at the diagnosis, early detection and treatment of oesophageal cancer. 

Research into Barrett’s oesophagus

Researchers are looking at the causes of, diagnosis, and treatment of Barrett's oesophagus. 

Our research

Find out how our researchers are discovering new ways to tackle oesophageal cancer.

Find a clinical trial

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

What are clinical trials?

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

Before you take part

Find out what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.
Last reviewed: 
22 Nov 2019
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