Research and clinical trials

Researchers around the world are looking into the causes, diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and whether new treatments are safe and better than those currently available.

Go to Cancer Research UK’s clinical trials database if you are looking for a trial for prostate cancer in the UK. You need to talk to your specialist if there are any trials that you think you might be able to take part in.

Research into the diagnosis and causes of prostate cancer

Find out about the latest UK research looking into new ways to diagnose and the possible causes of prostate cancer. 


Research into treatment for early prostate cancer

Before new treatments can be introduced they need to be tested thoroughly. Find out about the latest UK research into the treatment of early prostate cancer.

Research into treatment for advanced prostate cancer

Find out about the latest UK research and clinical trials for advanced prostate 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.

Before you take part

Find out about what researchers should tell you before you agree to take part in a trial.

Our research

Find out how our researchers are discovering new ways to tackle prostate cancer.
Last reviewed: 
05 Aug 2019
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