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Through public and patient involvment in health research, the Patient Voice in Cancer Research can better shape the research agenda, improving the quality of research, its relevance to society and positively impact on patient outcomes ultimately.

About Patient Voice in Cancer Research

The concept of public and patient involvement (PPI) in research is relatively new in Ireland. PPI describes a whole variety of ways in which researchers can engage with the people for whom their research is relevant. It is an important step in ensuring that the real life experiences of patients are considered in decision-making processes around research.