ECMC researchers are world-leading scientists and clinicians who together drive the discovery, development and testing of new treatments to combat cancer. ECMC funding supports over 200 staff involved in early phase trials and translational research.

Innovating for people affected by cancer is at the heart of what we do. We owe huge gratitude to the people who take part in early phase trials, helping to ensure that discoveries in the lab become treatments of the future.

The ECMC Network is uniquely placed to help industry develop the cancer drugs of the future, bringing together an unrivalled team of world-leading clinical experts, working collaboratively to deliver early phase clinical trials.

Our Centres

The ECMC Network is made of up 18 Centres across the UK. There are adult and paediatric Centres. Search here to find the Centre or research specialism you are looking for.

ECMC Network

Each Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) has unique and world-leading expertise within early phase clinical research. Collaboration across the ECMC Network gives us the edge in generating new treatments for cancer.

Spotlight

10 Feb 2015

Excellent communication skills are essential to ensuring high quality practice in informed consent and recruitment into randomised controlled trials (RCTs). This full day course is aimed at healthcare professionals involved in the recruitment of patients into RCTs for example, research nurses, clinical studies officers, medics and clinical nurse specialists.