Opportunity details

Balance problems in patients receiving chemotherapy

This study aims to assess the effects and impacts of chemotherapy on the inner ear balance system.

Link to organisation:

http://www.hearing.nihr.ac.uk/

Full description:

This study aims to assess the effects and impacts of chemotherapy, specifically platinum-based drugs such as cisplatin, carboplatin and oxaliplatin, on the inner ear balance system in cancer patients. We will assess patient experience of balance problems and altered balance function.

Date from

26th February 2018

Date to

1st April 2018

Organisation

NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre


Details

Topic:

Cancer
Ear nose and throat
Neurological disorders

Location:

East Midlands

Involvement type:

Identifying and prioritising
Designing and managing
Reviewing

What support is offered?

Our Unit is a member of a group of local organisations which develop and deliver training in public involvement in research. You will be advised of any training opportunities and you can choose if you would like to attend.

Payment:

Honorarium payment for half a day's activity (£75)

Expenses:

Travel expense (Up to £15)

Can the work be done from home?

No

Suitable for a beginner?

Yes


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