Research Opportunities

Here you can find current and upcoming research opportunities.

The NUND Study

The National Unilateral Nipple Discharge Study (an MFAC collaborative study) is still recruiting and have data on 600 patients which means we are over a quarter of the way to reaching the target of 2200 patients.

The NUND Study aims to answer the following:
• Evaluate number of women presenting to UK breast clinics with unilateral nipple discharge
• To determine the incidence of malignancy in women presenting with unilateral nipple discharge.
• To evaluate the best way of investigating these patients by calculating the sensitivity and specificity of commonly used investigations

For more information please click hereAny queries email


MARECA aims to investigate how UK breast units are managing patients with breast cancer locoregional recurrence. The 1st phase of the study is now open with a National Practice Questionnaire

To get involved go to MARECA Study.


The BCABA Study (Breast Cancer After Breast Augmentation)

A national collaborative cohort study investigating the current management of breast cancer in patients with previous breast augmentation with implants, coordinated by the Northwest Breast Research Collaborative. For more information and to get involved, please contact