Studies in Follow Up
New patient recruitment to this study finished in September 2017
The study continues with all patients now in the follow up stage (the follow-up processes are remote with no face-to-face contact) - we would like to thank patients for their continuing participation.
Allopurinol is a medication usually used to prevent gout - it has several positive effects on the heart and blood vessels, is inexpensive and is already widely used in patients. Ischaemic heart disease is common in people in the UK.
In this study, we want to improve the treatment of patients with ischaemic heart disease by investigating whether adding allopurinol to these patients’ usual medications will reduce their risk of having a stroke, heart attack or of dying due to cardiovascular disease
Renewed online - a resource 'renewed online' which supports people who have finished treatment for breast, bowel or prostate cancer, or people on active surveillance. There is advice on improving physical health and help with feelings of tiredness or stress and concerns about cancer https://www.southampton.ac.uk/medicine/academic_units/projects/clasp.page