If you are looking for information about your type of cancer and/or considering a clinical trial, the following information may be helpful:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
For information on all NCI-supported clinical trials.
For information on types of cancer, clinical trials and NCI research.
For information on international clinical trials and frequently asked questions about clinical studies.
PRE-ACT (Preparatory Education About Clinical Trials) from Cancer.net
For access to a library of brief videos about what clinical trials are and how they work.
West Virginia Cancer Resources: A Patient’s Guide
For national and state-specific information to help newly diagnosed cancer patients. This guide was developed by the WV Mountains of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Coalition.
American Cancer Society (ACS)
For information on managing cancer, building a support system, and contributing to cancer education.
To view unscripted interviews with clinical trial participants, doctors, patient rights advocates, and others about clinical trials.
And to access ACS’s free, confidential Clinical Trials Matching Service for patients, families, and health care providers.
For information on clinical trials in general, the following links provide additional information:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
For information on clinical trials, why they matter, and how to participate.
For access to a free service that can help “match” individuals with any type of research study.
Center for Information & Study on Clinical Research Participation (CSCRP)
For information on clinical research and resources to help research and health professional better serve their patients and study volunteers.