Research and Clinical Trials

The Internet offers a variety of Websites dedicated to information on, and results of, clinical trials and cancer research.

International Agency for Research on Cancer
http://www.iarc.fr/
The International Agency for Research on Cancer is part of the World Health Organization, whose mission is to coordinate and conduct research on the causes of human cancer and the mechanisms of carcinogenesis and to develop scientific strategies for cancer control. This website provides information about training courses, fellowships, press releases, meetings, and research units.

American Association for Cancer Research
http://www.aacr.org/
The American Association for Cancer Research is a large medical science association that is working towards a cure and prevention of cancer. On this Website you can find the latest news on the developments of cancer research, become a member of the AACR and attend meetings.

World Cancer Research Fund International
http://www.wcrf.org/
The World Cancer Research Fund International is an educational and scientific Website raise awareness of cancer causes and prevention.

American Institute for Cancer Research
http://www.aicr.org/index.lasso
The American Institute for Cancer Research educates the public about cancer, and promotes the diet and eating habits that will help prevent cancer.

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
http://www.fhcrc.org/
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Website provides a wide variety of information about cancer research such as their clinical research, public health sciences, technology transfer and much more.

Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
http://www.preventcancer.org/
This site provides current news about cancer research for scientists, information for cancer patients and their families, programs patients can participate in as well as current articles on breakthroughs in cancer research.

Fox Chase Cancer Center
http://www.fccc.edu/
The Fox Chase Cancer Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving cancer treatment and prevention Their mission is to reduce the burden of human cancer through the highest-quality programs in research and patient care, including cancer prevention, treatment, early detection and education.

National Foundation for Cancer Research
http://www.nfcr.org/
The National Foundation for Cancer Research offers an extensive list of research programs and treatments. NFCR research is conducted at both the cellular and molecular levels leading to better prevention, earlier diagnosis and new treatments for cancer.

Cancer Research Institute
800-99CANCER
http://www.cancerresearch.org/

Cancer Research Network
954-476-0342
http://www.cancerresearchnetwork.org/

Clinical Trials:

Clinical Trial Listings
CenterWatch.com - a clinical trials listing service

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups Inc.
http://www.cancertrialshelp.org/patientsCaregivers/patientsCaregivers.jsp
Provides facts about cancer clinical trials, including what they are, why they are important and how they work.

Cancer Advisors
http://www.canceradvisors.org/trials_1.html
Includes information on clinical trials, why they are important, the benefits in participating in a clinical trial and the different stages in a clinical trial.

Cancer Clinical Trials
http://www.cancerindex.org/clinks4t.htm
Includes general information about clinical trials, statistics, general resources, clinical trial groups and large databases of clinical trials.

Patient Centered Guide: Cancer Clinical Trials
http://www.patientcenters.com/trials/
Contains articles related to clinical trials, overviews of clinical trials, new therapies as well as resources for cancer patients.

New Choices in Cancer Care
http://www.tricare.osd.mil/cancertrials/
Provides information on clinical trials, eligibility, treatment, the three phases of clinical trials, articles in the news about clinical trials and other information for cancer patients.

National Cancer Institute
http://www.nci.nih.gov/clinicaltrials/
Information on clinical trials, locating clinical trials, understanding how they work, new treatments, prevention, cost and results.

CANCERBACUP
http://www.cancerbacup.org.uk/info/trials.htm
Includes general information about clinical trials, why they are needed, different types of trials, the risks and benefits, cost and where to get information

ClinicalTrials.com
http://www.clinicaltrials.com/
Dedicated to clinical trials, descriptions, patient information, sponsor information, investigative resources as well as community resources.

Association of Cancer Online Resources
http://www.acor.org/clinical.html
Discusses what's happening on the frontier of cancer medicine including drugs, treatments and approaches

ClinicalTrials.gov
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/
Provides regularly updated information on federally and privately supported clinical research using human volunteers. Includes information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations and phone numbers for more details.