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People at a party wearing party hats

In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project. In this third and final article in this special series about our PPI project ‘How can we share research together? A co-creation project to make scientific research more accessible’ we hear from one of the patient representatives who took part in the project, Holly Spencer. Here Holly reflects on her diagnosis, her interest in patient and public involvement and her experience of being part of this project.

by Holly Spencer | Personal stories | 11 June 2024

11 June 2024

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
An informational sheet highlighting how radiotherapy can be used to make radiotherapy in children more precise

A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created A graphic designer shares their perspective on a recent patient and public involvement project during which an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper was co-created

by Gill Brown | Analysis | 4 June 2024

4 June 2024

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
Artwork produced as part of a patient and public involvement workshop

In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved. In this mini-series of three articles, we share a recent PPIE project where we co-created an accessible information sheet based on a journal paper. In this article the PPI co-ordinator, Lisa Whittaker and one of the researchers, Catarina Veiga give an overview of the project and share their experiences of being involved.

by Lisa Whittaker, Catarina Veiga | Analysis | 28 May 2024

28 May 2024

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series How can we share research together?
Mark Mondesir at his drum kit

In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer. In 2018, as he prepared for a once-in-a-lifetime gig playing for soul singer Jocelyn Brown, Mark received some news that changed his life. Now five years on from his diagnosis, Mark is Standing Up to Cancer.

by Alison Birkett | Personal stories | 25 October 2023

25 October 2023

Colourful icons showing a diverse group of people

One year on from signing up to the Shared Commitment to Patient Involvement, we’re reflecting on our successes in involving people affected by cancer in research, but also on where we strive to do better. One year on from signing up to the Shared Commitment to Patient Involvement, we’re reflecting on our successes in involving people affected by cancer in research, but also on where we strive to do better.

by Anne-Sophie Kleczewski, Jane Oakley | Analysis | 10 March 2023

10 March 2023

Loren (left) and Dinny (right), who both lost their voices during their cancer treatment

Dinny and Loren had different types of cancer, and in both cases the disease took away their voices. Until, of course, they found a way to break the silence. Dinny and Loren had different types of cancer, and in both cases the disease took away their voices. Until, of course, they found a way to break the silence.

by Paula Young, Jane Redman | Personal stories | 2 December 2022

2 December 2022

Stand Up To Cancer mastectomy portraits.

Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Powerful images have been released as part of the Stand Up To Cancer campaign and the project coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 2 October 2017

2 October 2017

Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today. Cancer survivors have just as much sex and can function as well as others their age, according to a Cancer Research UK funded study published today.

by Cancer Research UK | News | 17 August 2016

17 August 2016