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Glossary Clinical Research

To find definitions of words frequently used in clinical research please follow this link:

(Site Clinical trials, US Clincaltrials.gov)  http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/about-studies/glossary



Clinical Trials Registry



ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

This information should be used in conjunction with advice from health care professionals.




Cancer Clinical Trials Basics



A web-based course for those who have a limited clinical research background and are unfamiliar with the clinical trials process. This course is composed of the following four modules:

  • Course Introduction
  • Understanding Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Locating Cancer Clinical Trials
  • The Referring Clinician's Role in Cancer Clinical Trials

Format: Web-based self study, 4 modules

Audience: Healthcare providers, public health professionals, patient navigators, cancer control practitioners.


Useful resources

The resources are useful material about clinical research. This includes educational material for study participants, information about the therapeutic areas and dowloadable materials (brochures, slides,...).