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 – a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health – 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?
Clinical trial, patients with cancer, people with cancer, cancer patients, cancer therapy, experimental, treatment, therapy, test, procedure, new, standard therapy,

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.

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.

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.

How to Find a Clinical Trial–media/stand-up-to-cancer/how-to-find-a-clinical-trial.aspx 

Clinical Trials Finder 

Mesothelioma Trial Finder 

Oncologist-approved cancer information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Cancer News and Meetings

Cancer Types

NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: an educational tool for patients and oncology professionals

Survivor and Patient Advocacy–advocates.aspx

Champions against Cancer 

Specific Diseases 

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