Clinical trials & medical research (young people)
Profiles - Randomised trials
Lois - Interview 52
Lois is 14 years of age, White British and lives at home with her parents and siblings. She attends at local school and was diagnosed with an overactive thyroid (Grave's disease) one year ago, when she was 13.
Ruby - Interview 58
Ruby aged 17, is Chinese, lives with her parents, and goes to a local high school. Ruby was diagnosed with lupus at the age of 16 and soon after was invited to take part in a randomised placebo controlled drug trial. Ruby agreed to take part and is still in the trial.
Graham - Interview 61
Graham is aged 16, White British and lives at home with his parents, twin brother and other siblings. He enjoys fishing and attends a local high school. Graham was diagnosed with Hodgkins's lymphoma at the age of 16 and after the first two months of treatment was invited to take part in a clinical trial.
Eden - Interview 62
Eden is aged 17, is White British and lives at home with her mother. Eden was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma at the age of 16 and very soon after was invited to take part in a clinical trial.