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Opportunity details

Are you aged 60-66? Do you have an interest or experience with bowel cancer screening?

An opportunity for Patient Public Representatives to join the FIT for Screening Study

Link to organisation:

Full description:

The FIT for Screening Study will examine the effectiveness of a new bowel cancer screening test called the Faecal Immunochemical Test (FIT).

We are particularly interested in people who have an interest in the area of bowel cancer screening. Previous experience with taking part in bowel cancer screening tests is not essential.

You will be involved in reviewing our study design as well as attending two workshops.

Date from

4th July 2018

Date to

31st August 2018


The Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group

The Cancer Screening and Prevention Research Group (CSPRG) is a multidisciplinary team undertaking research for the prevention and early detection of bowel cancer. The group is responsible for a number of large trials, and are internationally-renowned for providing a centre of expertise for bowel cancer screening, surveillance and diagnosis.
The CSPRG are based at the St Mary’s Hospital Campus of Imperial College London in Paddington.


FIT for Screening_PPI Role Description_Final.pdf






Involvement type:

All of research

What support is offered?

You will be supported to develop a range of new skills and knowledge associated with conducting a research project and bowel cancer. You will be supported by a small, friendly and approachable team with one member of the team appointed as a point of contact at all times. This contact will also answer any questions you may have about the study in confidence or at the team meetings. You will be supported and trained on all aspects of the FIT for Screening study, as well as the specific responsibilities of a PPR by the CSPRG.


Payment will be made in line with INVOLVE payment guidance.


Reasonable travel expenses and recognition for your time will be paid in line with INVOLVE payment guidance.

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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