Clinical Trial Resources and Information for Patients
Information and Resources from the University of Michigan:
Clinical Trials Information Guide [pdf]
a list of resources from websites to books on what clinical trials are, where they are offered and how to choose the one that is right for you.
a database of all clinical studies at the University of Michigan; offers a way to register as interested in clinical study participation.
National Resources and Information
The National Cancer Institute offers many resources for patients with cancer:
- Search for cancer clinical trials open across the nation
- Find information for patients and caregivers about clinical trials
Cancer.Net is a patient education website from the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the largest national organization of cancer physicians. Their PRE-ACT program provides general information about clinical trials, including videos personalized to your circumstance.
Articles and Patient Stories from the U-M Rogel Cancer Center
Rogel experts on clinical trials:
- Podcast: Understanding Clinical Trials
Dr. Anne Schott, University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center's Associate Director of Clinical Research helps us understand clinical trials, the different types and how they move from the lab into treatment protocols. Read/download the Clinical Trials transcript.
- Finding a Clinical Trial That is Right for You
Stories from clinical trial participants:
- Ron Diehl: Sarcoma Shared Science Saves Lives
- Christine Knight: Melanoma Hope and Heirlooms
- Nancy Van Dyke: Bile duct cancer Find the Target, Take Aim
- Charles Albrecht: Bladder cancer Something to Cheer About
- Mike Sanders: Sarcoma Quality of Care and Life