Resources for Participants

 Websites

Where can I search for a listing of available clinical trials?

To search for current clinical trials:

ClinicalTrials.gov is an interactive online database, managed by the National Library of Medicine. This website offers up-to-date information about both federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world for a wide range of diseases and conditions. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details. This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.

Where can I find additional information about clinical trials?

To find additional information on questions you may have about Clinical Trials, you can visit the following websites:

General Clinical Trial Information

Frequently Asked Questions About Clinical Trials

Understanding Clinical Trials – Frequently Asked Questions:

Basic Questions and Answers about Clinical Trials:

Glossary of Clinical Trial Terms:

Educational Brochures

To obtain additional information on taking part in a clinical trial, you can view and print the following brochures:

General Clinical Trial Information:

Education Before Participation Brochure – Helping you make an informed decision about clinical research participation

Provided by The Center for the Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation:

African Americans and Clinical Trial Participation:

Provided by The Center for the Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation

Children and Clinical Trial Participation:

Education Before Participation Brochure – Helping you make an informed decision about your child’s participation in a clinical study

Provided by The Center for the Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation

Research Volunteer Information:

Becoming A Research Volunteer Brochure

Provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office for Human Research Protections

 Why Volunteer?

Provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration

Cancer Clinical Trial Participation:

Provided by the National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health

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