Clinical Trial Links
Organizations and Networks
American Association for Cancer Research – dedicated to the conquest of cancer
American Society of Clinical Oncology – making a world of difference in cancer care
American Society of Hematology – helping hematologists conquer blood diseases worldwide
ClinicalTrials.gov – a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
NCCN.com – a website devoted to patients, caregivers and their families from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Cancer Trial Links
Information on Clinical Trials
What is a Clinical Trial?
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Children’s Assent to Clinical Trial Participation
A guide that discusses special issues when young people participate in clinical trials.Cancer Clinical Trials
A fact sheet that describes types of clinical trials, who sponsors them, how they are conducted, how participants are protected, and who pays for the patient care costs associated with a clinical trial.
Monitoring the Safety of Clinical Trials Information about the ways in which clinical trials participants are protected before and during the conduct of a study. http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/learningabout/patientsafety/monitoring-safety-of-trials
Clinical Trials Home Page Information from the National Cancer Institute on how to find cancer clinical trials, what clinical trials are, recent research, resources for researchers. http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials
Cancer Clinical Trials at the NIH Clinical Center
A fact sheet about cancer clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
States Requiring Coverage of Clinical Trial Costs
A searchable list and map of U.S. states that require health plans to pay for the patient care costs associated with clinical trials. Key provisions are summarized.
Certain Physicians Are More Likely to Refer Patients to Clinical Trials According to a survey-based study of more than 1,500 physicians treating patients with lung or colorectal cancer published online February 11, 2011 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, medical oncologists were the most likely and surgeons the least likely to refer patients to, or enroll them in, clinical trials. http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/results/summary/2011/refer-to-CT0411
How to Find a Clinical Trial
Clinical Trials Finder
Mesothelioma Trial Finder
Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Cancer News and Meetings
NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: an educational tool for patients and oncology professionals
Survivor and Patient Advocacy
Champions against Cancer
Multiple Myeloma – treatment options for multiple myeloma by stage
Clinical Trial Information
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma – features a detailed guide and overview of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Clinical Trials Finder for Lymphoma and Leukemia