The TREC Trial is now open to recruitment

The trial aims to recruit 46 patients over 2 years.

There are currently 30 centres open to recruitment and more centres have confirmed interest in participation in the trial. As of 3rd January 2014, we have 38 patients randomised and 42 patients registered to the TREC Trial.

We are currently signing up centres for participation in the trial.

If your centre would like to participate, please download and complete the site registration form and return it to the TREC Team

Telephone: +44 (0)121 415 9105

For randomisation

Call 0800 953 027(Avaliable Mon-Fri, 9-5)  


We now have online randomisation service available at : This is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. Each randomiser has a unique username and password. If you do not have or can’t remember your log-in details, please contact us.

Patients have now been randomised by all those centres that have been highlighted in bold. Congratulations to each site! 

The sites open to recruitment are:

 Site Local PI
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Mr Simon Bach
Good Hope Hospital, Birmingham Mr Stephan Korsgen
St Richard's Hospital, Chichester Mr Bruce Levy
Colchester General Hospital Mr Matthew Tutton
John Radcliffe Hospital Mr Chris Cunningham
Bradford Royal Infirmary Mr Mark Steward
St James's University Hospital Prof David Sebag Montefiore
Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology Dr Arthur Sun Myint
Royal Liverpool Hospital Mr Shakil Ahmed
Manchester Royal Infirmary Mr Jim Hill
Christie Hospital Dr Mark Steward
University Hospital of North Tees Mr Talvinder Gill
Royal Preston Hospital Mr Alan Beveridge
Glan Clwyd Hospital Mr Andrew Maw
Wrexham Maelor Hospital Dr Simon Gollins
Charing Cross Hospital Mr Paul Ziprin
St Mary's Hospital Mr Paul Ziprin
Cheltenham General Hospital Mr Neil Borley
University Hospital Aintree Miss Simone Slawik
Freeman Hospital Mr Paul Hainsworth
Sandwell Hospital Mr Neil Cruickshank
Queen Alexandra Hospital Mr Jim Khan
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Mr James Hernon
Royal Surrey County Hospital Dr Sharadah Essapen
St Peter's Hospital Mr Pasha Nisar
Bristol Royal Infirmary Mr Michael Thomas
Frimley Park Hospital Mr Henry Tilney
University Hospital of Wales Mr Michael Davies
Hillingdon Hospital Mr Yas Mohsen
Barnet Hospital Mr Colin Elton