Clinical Trials

American Cancer Society: Clinical Trials - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Use this free and confidential service to help locate a cancer clinical trial, based on your situation and personal preferences. You can also learn all about clinical trials here.

Cancer.Net: Clinical Trials - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation - The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a first-of-its-kind nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and informing the public, patients, medical/research communities, the media, and policy makers about clinical research and the role each party plays in the process.  CISCRP provides a wealth of information on how to become an informed clinical research participant.

Clinical Trials.gov - ClinicalTrials.gov provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups - This nonprofit organization provides cancer clinical trial information and trial matching services.

CureSearch: Clinical Trials - CureSearch represents the combined efforts of the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF), two organizations united by a common goal: finding a cure for childhood cancer. Here you can look for clinical trials for children or young adults.

Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group - The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group is one of the largest clinical cancer research organizations in the United States, and conducts clinical trials in all types of adult cancers.

MedlinePlus: Clinical Trials - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Clinical Trials - The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937, is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer research and training. Use this site to learn about clinical trials and to locate clinical trials around the country.

NIH Senior Health: Participating in Clinical Trials - The site features health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. Use the buttons at the top of each page to make the text bigger, change text color, or hear the text read aloud.


Interactive Tutorials / Videos

Cancer Clinical Trials : What is a Clincial Trial? - This video from the National Institues for Health tells you what a clinical trial is in a general sense.

Clinical Trials and Safety - Dr. Eric Singer explains how clinical trials are reviewed to ensure the safety of the patients involved.

Exploring the Options : Clinical Trials - In this video, learn more about cancer clinical trails options from the American Cancer Society.

MedlinePlus Interactive Tutorial: Clinical Trials - This interactive video is from the Patient Education Institute. Using animated graphics, each tutorial explains the subject in easy-to-read language. You can also listen to the tutorial. Note: These tutorials require a special Flash plug-in, version 4 or above. If you do not have Flash, you will be prompted to obtain a free download of the software before you start the tutorial.

National Cancer Institute: Video Guide, How to Use the NCI Clinical Trials Search Form - This site provides two videos to show users how to use the National Cancer Institute's clinical trial search feature and also how to review the results.

What Are Clinical Trials - Dr. Richard Goldberg explains what clinical trials are, as well as their importance in finding new cancer treatments.
 

August 2014