They may be a great option for people who have exhausted available therapies or for newly diagnosed people seeking cutting-edge care. Finding the right clinical trial can be challenging. To begin, ask your health care provider about them and browse this list.
American Cancer Society
The “Clinical Trials: What You Need to Know” section addresses many questions and concerns about clinical trials, including eligibility criteria and what the various types and phases of clinical trials mean.
Breast Cancer Trials
This nonprofit trial-matching service finds studies for people who are newly diagnosed, undiagnosed but at high risk, experiencing cancer recurrence or living with metastatic disease.
Cancer Research Institute (CRI)
CRI focuses on immunotherapy clinical trials. A personal trial navigation service is available both online and by phone at 855-216-0127.
Cancer Support Community (CSC)
CSC’s trial-matching service is available online or by phone at 888-793-9355. The program seamlessly guides English and Spanish speakers through initial decisions and questions about treatment at any stage.
In addition to publishing monthly digital resources on clinical trials, this global database sorts active industry-sponsored trials by location and condition.
The National Library of Medicine caters to people with a range of medical conditions, including cancer, via a database of publicly and privately funded studies.
This confidential matching, referral and navigation service includes a searchable database and the option to speak with a clinical trial navigator.
Fight Colorectal Cancer
Curated by the Immunotherapy Workgroup, this clinical trial finder is a one-stop online search engine. The site also hosts a related blog.
Free, confidential and personalized support is available upon completion of an online request form or by calling 855-220-7777.
Search this national database of over 1,000 lung cancer clinical trials by condition, study type, location and more.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Search the NCI database of active studies or contact the help line at LiveHelp.Cancer.gov or 800-422-6237.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Search for clinical trials funded by the NCCN Oncology Research Program at its 32 member institutions across the United States.
OncoLink has trial information for patients, families and providers. Call 800-474-9892 or search its database to view trial sites.
Part of ResearchMatch, Trials Today connects people to research studies across the country.