Your help is needed!

Posted 18 October 2017 in

Two of our HTA portfolio studies need your help with recruitment.

PREPARE – ABC; SupPoRtive Exercise Programmes for Accelerating REcovery after major ABdominal Cancer surgery

SupPoRtive Exercise Programmes for Accelerating REcovery after major ABdominal Cancer surgery (PREPARE-ABC) A multicentre, 3 arm, parallel randomised controlled trial of standard care alone versus standard care plus supervised hospital based exercise and standard care plus supported home-based exercise pre and post hospital discharge in cancer patients awaiting curative colorectal cancer surgery.

PREPARE-ABC (750kB)

Please contact James Hernon, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, for more information


The CReST2 Trial: Are uncovered or covered stents more effective in relieving bowel obstruction in people with colorectal cancer.

A trial of stent design (covered vs uncovered stents) in the management of obstructing colorectal cancer in the palliative setting.

The CReST2 Trial

For more information please contact Crest2@trials.bham.ac.uk or Professor James Hill