Introduction to Clinical Trials (NIH)
An introduction to Clinical Trials and information on why patients should participate in them.
Clinical Trials (NCI)
The National Cancer Institute helps find clinical trials and provides clinical trial educational materials for patients, health professionals and the general public.
NIH Clinical trials: Various Factors Affect Patient Participation (GAO)
This 1999 Report United States General Accounting Office Report to Congressional Requesters describes the factors that influence patient participation in clinical trials (PDF).
Lymphoma organization (Patients Against Lymphoma)
This patient-centered group explains the importance of increasing participation in clinical trials to make progress in treating lymphomas, the challenges of identifying which clinical trial is in a patient's best interest, and how patients might proceed.
Clinical Trials (Access Excellence)
Each clinical trial (clinical research study) evaluates a new scientific question as researchers work to find better ways to prevent, screen for, diagnose, or treat a disease. Check the facts about clinical trials and find answers to frequently asked questions.