Clinical Trials Internet Resources
Trustworthy Sites Recommended by the Connie Delaney Medical Library at Valley View Hospital
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ClinicalTrials.gov: A service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health
“A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world. Learn more about Clinical Studies, including relevant history, policies, and laws.”
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Our nation’s medical research agency, this website provides information about children and clinical research trials, seniors and clinical research trials, and information in Spanish. Also included are “Finding Clinical Trials,” “Lists of Registries,” as well as links for parents and health care providers.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The United States Food and Drug Administration’s Patient Network includes drug and device development, illnesses and conditions, clinical trials and other treatment options.
- “Clinical Trials: What Patients Need to Know”
- “Inside Clinical Trials: Testing Medical Products in People”
MedlinePlus Clinical Trials
Information from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health with overviews, specific conditions, tutorials, videos, financial issues, journal articles and more.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Clinical Trials
“To keep pace with advances in the scientific understanding of cancer, NCI has transformed its clinical research programs. With the creation of National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) and NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP), systemic changes are in place that will improve cancer research and lead to improvements in care for the 1.6 million Americans diagnosed with cancer every year.”
University of Colorado School of Medicine Anschutz Medical Campus
Browse a list of clinical trials or search for a specific disease or condition. Contains detailed trial descriptions, submitted by researchers, includes trial specifics and contact information.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP)
“A 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. Offers an Education Center to help learn about clinical research and what it means to be a clinical research participant. Also helps locate ongoing clinical trials through a free service to the public, called SearchClinicalTrials.org.”
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
“Our mission, as an alliance of leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives.”