This will form the basis of an NIHR-funded doctoral research fellowship with the aims of developing a core outcome set to be used by gastric cancer treatment trials. The study will also identify definitions and appropriate outcome measurement instruments to be used by the core outcome set.
For more information visit www.gastrosstudy.org
Mr Bilal Alkhaffaf, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Iain Bruce, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Paula Williamson, University of Manchester
Professor Anne-Marie Glenny, University of Manchester
Professor Jane Blazeby, University of Bristol
- COS for clinical trials or clinical research
- Recommendations for outcome measures (measurement/how)
- Consensus meeting
- Delphi process
- Systematic review
Stage 1 – Protocol design, ethics approval and systematic review.
Stage 2 – Patient interviews and Delphi process followed by consensus meeting to finalise COS.
Stage 3 – Identify measurement instrument tools to be used in COS.