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ClinicalTrials.gov is a directory of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world to test the effect of experimental drugs, devices, and procedures for many diseases and illnesses.

Each entry includes a summary of the trial information, including the sponsor, purpose, detailed description, recruitment status, criteria for patient participation, study category, descriptive keywords, and publications. Trial locations and specific contact information are provided to assist enrollment.

The ClinicalTrials.gov website is a free service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) and is developed by the National Library of Medicine.

National Cancer Institute Clinical Trials
This website of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) offers a wealth of information on NCI’s list of 6,000+ clinical trials now accepting participants, results of recent clinical trials, educational materials about clinical trials, information about major NCI-supported clinical trials, and even information and educational opportunities for research teams interested in conducting cancer clinical trials.

American Cancer Society
Find out what cancer clinical trials are, why they are important, how you can benefit, what you should ask your doctor, and how you can find a clinical trial appropriate for you.

What Is Clinical Research?
This website provides information and educational resources on clinical research and trials from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Outcomes Research Fact Sheet
Managed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), it offers helpful information on outcomes and healthcare research.

ResearchMatch is a national online recruitment tool, funded by the National Institutes of Health and maintained at Vanderbilt University. ResearchMatch connects interested participants with research studies that might be a good “match” for them through its secure, online matching tool.