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Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Eligible members of the public are invited to participate in cancer-related research studies. Click on a study below if you are interested in learning more about the study.

Research Study – Skin Cancer (Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma)

Novotech invites eligible skin cancer patients to participate in a research study. Patients must have a histologically confirmed diagnosis (by biopsy) of unresectable or metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma that does not respond to local therapy. The closing date for recruitment is 16 December 2021.

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Published: 19 May 2021 | Last Updated: 2 Jun 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Facilitating Return-to-work of Cancer Survivors: Exploring the Role of Industrial and Organisational Psychologists

The University of North-West invites eligible cancer survivors living in Gauteng to participate in a research study to explore the experiences of cancer survivors returning to work. Therefore, the study requires individuals who have undergone successful cancer treatment and has consequently returned to work.

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Published: 20 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Evaluation of the Acceptability and Validity of the Serious Illness Conversation Guide in Oncology Patients in South Africa

The Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch invites eligible cancer patients, family members of cancer patients, or cancer care advocates survivors living in or around Cape Town to participate in a research study focused on clinical communication in advanced cancer patients.

The patients participating in this study can potentially benefit from having their goals and wishes for end-of-life care clarified in their own minds, which, if shared with their Health Care Practitioner and families could lead to improved end-of-life care for themselves. The Universities of Cape Town and Stellenbosch invites eligible cancer patients, family members of cancer patients, or cancer care advocates survivors living in or around Cape Town to participate in a research study to help doctors better understand how to talk to patients about what they find important at the end of their lives.

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Published: 13 Apr 2021 | Last Updated: 13 Apr 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Exploring Individual Differences in Online Health Seeking Behaviour

Members of the public are invited to take part in a study looking at the extent to which adults use the internet for health-related behaviours, including information and support seeking. There is little current understanding of adults’ use of the internet with regard to health behaviours.

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Published: 16 Mar 2021 | Last Updated: 16 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Emotional Support by Healthcare Providers – Experiences of Brain Cancer Survivors and Loved Ones

The purpose of this Master’s research study through the University of South Africa (UNISA) is to investigate the personal engagement between brain cancer Survivors, their families and their healthcare team in order to determine whether their psychological relationship has an impact on the patient’s and family’s quality of life.

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Published: 9 Jul 2020
Categories: Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Wits Clinical Research (WCR) – Clinical Trials

Wits Clinical Research (WCR) offers patients an opportunity to participate in clinical trials, providing them with quality care, free treatment, and disease management costs, as these are covered by their trials. They focus on conducting quality research in various fields.

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Published: 3 Jun 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Fertility Preservation

Stellenbosch University invites eligible cancer survivors to participate in this study. The study aims to explore the subjective experience of cancer survivors on their personal experience of fertility preservation.

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Published: 26 Feb 2020 | Last Updated: 6 May 2020
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

Research Study – Early-stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Novartis invites eligible lung cancer patients to participate in this research study. The aim of the study would be to see if the study medication can be of benefit to patients in reducing the risk of cancer reappearance after their lung cancer has been surgically removed and adjuvant chemotherapy had been completed (if applicable). The closing date for recruitment is 16 December 2021.

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Published: 24 Feb 2020 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Research, Notice Board, Take Part in Cancer-related Research

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