Opportunity details

CANFit Trial: public members of the Trial Steering Committee

Home based exercise for people with bowel, breast, or lung cancer

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Full description:

The CANFit Trial is about the benefit of exercise for people with bowel, breast, or lung cancer in helping them to live longer, healthier lives without cancer returning. The trial steering committee will monitor, supervise and advise the study. We are seeking two public members to join the committee. We are looking for people who live in Yorkshire and have personal experience of bowel, breast or lung cancer, or of caring for someone with one of these cancers.

Date from

21st September 2022

Date to

31st October 2022


Hull York Medical School: Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre

We conduct palliative care research, and provide education and information relevant to the needs of people living with and dying from serious illness, their families and communities. We aim to improve quality of life and reduce inequalities in care, especially those driven by socio-economic status and diagnosis.


YCR CANFit TSC info sheet FINAL.pdf





Yorks & Humber

Involvement type:

Designing and managing

What support is offered?

People will have a named contact for information and support. This will be Helen Roberts, with support from Maureen Twiddy. Maureen is a member of the trial steering committee. Helen will introduce people to the steering committee and offer support outside meetings as needed.


£25 per hour for each meeting and related activities


£5 remote working allowance, travel expenses if required, costs of replacement carer or childcare if required

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?


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