Resources for More Information: Clinical Trials
The internet is a valuable resource for patients to find more information about their specific disease. At the same time, it is a vast place for information so not every website contains accurate and reliable information. These websites offer up-to-date information and resources.
General Clinical Trials Information
The National Institute of Health
There is a wealth of clinical research within life sciences, but it is good to know some basic information about clinical trials. The NIH provides basic information for patients and care givers helping them to under what clinical trials are, how to pay for them, and making the decision to participate in a clinical trial.
Answers to some commonly asked questions regarding clinical research
Medline Plus summarizes clinical trials and provides additional resources that offer support, assistance and a more in-depth understanding of clinical trials.
American Society of Clinical Oncology
There are many ways to find clinical trials that may best suit individual needs. This website provides a platform for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to find a clinical trials.
American Cancer Society: Clinical Trials-What You Need to Know
Booklet that provides comprehensive information about clinical trials, phases of studies, deciding to be part of a trial and protection of research (human) subjects. Free and downloadable in PDF format.
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Clinical Trials
Provides free patient education information to patients with blood cancers who may be interested in clinical trials.
Provides free educational information to patients who may be interested in clinical trials.
Lighting the Way: A Practical Guide to Clinical Trials
Patient Advocate Foundation
The Patient Advocate Foundation provides patients with up-to-date health insurance information and assistance with settling claims during a process that are often confusing and lengthy.
Search for Clinical Trials
Emerging Med Navigator
Provides telephonic and online resources for clinical trials matching
American Cancer Society Clinical Trials Matching Service
Provides a free, confidential program that helps patients, their families, and health care workers find cancer clinical trials most appropriate to a patient's medical and personal situation. Through a partnership with eviti, Inc., provided by NantHealth, we can help you find research studies that are testing new drugs or methods to prevent, detect, or treat cancer.
From the National Institute of Health, this site lists current clinical trials that are open to new participants who meet specific trial qualifications
Health Insurance & Financial Assistance
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
If you are a Medicare or Medicaid recipient, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services provides all the information you need to know about how coverage works with different treatments.
Patient Empowerment Network
The Patient Empowerment Network offers information and resources about financial assistance and the health insurance claims process.