Cancer Clinical Trials Unit
University Hospital Limerick
About Cancer Services
The Mid Western Cancer Centre at University Hospital Limerick is one of the 8 designated cancer centres in the country. Our team is dedicated to providing high quality care to patients with a cancer diagnosis. The service provides comprehensive treatments in radiotherapy, chemotherapy and supportive care of patients diagnosed with cancer using a multi-disciplinary approach.
About Cancer Clinical Trials Unit
The Cancer Clinical Trial Unit (CCTU) conducts and supports clinical research studies that help develop new and effective treatments or new indications for existing medications for a variety of cancers. The team undertakes observational studies to evaluate the impact of new interventions in routine care. All studies conducted at CCTU are performed in accordance with Good Clinical Practice guidelines. Our vision is to provide quality and accurate research to help advance treatments in the area of Oncology, Haematology and Radiotherapy. Our goal is to conduct Clinical Research Studies that help to develop new treatments for a variety of cancers and at the same time, help our patients discover new and effective treatments.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: All patients
Who needs to refer you: Consultant
How to access this service: Consultant Referral
Special instructions for patients during COVID19
We may ask you to:
- attend a virtual clinic
- wear a face mask/other PPE
- complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
- to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time