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ClinicalTrials.gov

This database provides patients, families and members of the public with access to up-to-date information about the location of clinical trials, their design and purpose, criteria for participation, and, further information about the disease and treatment under study.

Review Date: November 02, 2012

NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM

FAQ: Understanding Clinical Trials

The frequently asked questions in this page provide detailed information about clinical trials. Educate yourself before deciding whether you should participate in a clinical trial or not.

Review Date: December 06, 2012

NIH National Library of Medicine - NLM

FAQs About Clinical Studies

This document answers frequently asked questions about clinical studies, research studies in which real people participate as volunteers.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

NIH Clinical Center - CC

Access to Investigational Drugs: Questions and Answers

A fact sheet that defines investigational drugs (drugs under study, but not yet FDA approved) and describes how patients and doctors can obtain them.

Review Date: December 06, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Are Clinical Studies for You?

If you are thinking about participating in a Clinical Study at NIH, the information on this page may provide a starting point for discussion—both with your doctor and with the trained staff at the Clinical Center's Patient Recruitment Office.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

NIH Clinical Center - CC

Assistance in Locating Clinical Trials

Having trouble finding a clinical trial? Call 1-877-MED HERO to speak with the Search Clinical Trials staff. You may also conduct a search by using this online search engine. Search for trials based on your condition or geographic location.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation

Becoming a Research Volunteer: It's Your Decision- (PDF)

This brochure provides information and questions to ask before you agree to participate in a research study.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

Office of Human Research Protections, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Clinical Trial Matching Service

The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) works with EmergingMed to offer a free, confidential and personalized service to help you locate bladder cancer clinical trials. Find a match online or call to speak to a clinical trial specialist.

Review Date: November 02, 2012

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

Cancer Studies at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center: Questions and Answers

A fact sheet about clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD.

Review Date: November 02, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Clinical Trials - National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Search for NCI clinical trials now accepting participants, find clinical trial results, and learn what clinical trials are, how they work, why they're useful, patient care costs, and more.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

NIH National Cancer Institute

Clinical Trials and Complementary and Alternative Medicine- (PDF)

Clinical trials help scientists find better ways to prevent, detect, and treat diseases and medical conditions. Learn about clinical trials involving complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), what is involved, and possible benefits and risks for participants.

Review Date: April 24, 2014

NIH National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clearinghouse

Clinical Trials at MD Anderson Cancer Center

Get basic information about clinical trials, and see what studies are being conducted at MD Anderson.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

Educational Institution--Follow the Resource URL for More Information

Clinical Trials at NHLBI

This database includes information about studies conducted at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition, links are provided to other related clinical trials that are underway throughout the United States.

Review Date: December 27, 2012

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

Clinical Trials at the National Institute of Mental Health

Find out about new and ongoing mental health clinical research trials and what you and your health care provider need to know before making a decision to participate in a trial.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

NIH National Institute of Mental Health -NIMH

How to Find a Cancer Treatment Trial: A 10-Step Guide

This guide will help you to look for a cancer treatment clinical trial that might benefit you. Learn about clinical trials for your type and stage of cancer.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

NIH National Cancer Institute

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Clinical Trials

This document lists over 100 studies being conducted by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

Review Date: October 29, 2014

NIH National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research - NIDCR

National Institutes of Health (NIH): Search Clinical Research Studies

Through clinical studies, doctors find new and better ways to prevent, detect, diagnose, control, and treat illnesses. Search research studies being conducted at the NIH Clinical Center by diagnosis, sign, symptom, or other key words or phrases.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

NIH Clinical Center - CC

NCI: Cancer Clinical Trials

This page links to educational materials about clinical trials. Learn what clinical trials are, how they work, why they're useful, patient care costs, and more.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

NIH National Cancer Institute

New Medical Therapies™

The New Medical Therapies™ database contains detailed results for drugs in completed or ongoing clinical trials to help patients, caregivers and clinical research professionals stay informed of the latest medical breakthroughs. Results are categorized by therapeutic area beginning with the most recent updates.

Review Date: November 02, 2012

CenterWatch

Paying for Clinical Trials

For people interested in enrolling in a clinical trial, one of the primary concerns is covering the trial’s costs. This section will help you understand the costs associated with clinical trials, and direct you to credible sources of information regarding coverage of your fees.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

Prevent Cancer Foundation

Safety Reporting Portal

Use the Safety Reporting Portal to submit complaints or concerns about FDA-regulated drugs, foods (including animal feed, pet food, and pet treats) and animal drugs, as well as adverse events occurring on human gene transfer trials.

Review Date: November 05, 2012

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Search Clinical Trials

Thousands of industry-sponsored clinical trials are actively recruiting patients. You can search for clinical trials by medical condition, therapeutic area and geographic location.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

CenterWatch

Search for HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials

Find HIV/AIDS-related clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.

Review Date: October 29, 2014

AIDSinfo

Search for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Clinical Trials

Although HIV/AIDS vaccines are not yet approved for public use, people may participate in clinical trial studies. Search for clinical trials for preventive vaccines (for HIV-negative individuals) and therapeutic vaccines (for HIV-positive individuals).

Review Date: November 02, 2012

AIDSinfo

What Are Clinical Trials?

Clinical trials are studies in which people volunteer to test new drugs or procedures. This guide addresses basic questions and concerns so that you will be better prepared to discuss clinical trials with your doctor and your family.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

American Cancer Society

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