Online Resources About Research and Clinical Trials

You can use the following online resources to find more information about cancer research and clinical trials.

  • provides patients, family members, health care professionals, and members of the public easy access to information on clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with all NIH Institutes, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • National Cancer Institute PDQ® Clinical Trials Database
    PDQ (Physician Data Query), a comprehensive database produced by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), provides up-to-date cancer information for patients and their families, health professionals, and other people interested in educating themselves about cancer. PDQ includes a database of approximately 1,800 active cancer clinical trials that are open to patients worldwide and more than 12,000 closed cancer clinical trials.
  • NCI's Clinical Trials Information Page
    Site includes information on clinical trials, recent developments, trial summaries, educational resources, and the NCI's PDQ® clinical trials database.
  • NCI Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU)
    The Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU) is a pilot project sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the support of a national network of physicians to participate in NCI-sponsored Phase 3 cancer treatment trials.