How do I find a clinical trial?
There are different ways to find a clinical trial, some of these ways include:
- Talk to your health care team.
- Look on your cancer centre’s website. Consider calling or emailing your cancer centre for more information.
- Find a clinical trials navigator at your cancer centre. These are professionals who can help you find a clinical trial, explain the eligibility criteria, and help you decide if joining the clinical trial is right for you.
- Use a clinical trial finder. If you find trial finders difficult to use, please contact Alison Ross, Director, Knowledge Mobilization at firstname.lastname@example.org of at 1 (877) 413-7970 ext. 237.
Looking for a clinical trial in Canada? These trial finders can help:
- Clinical Trials Ontario (this is a national trial finder. It is not exclusive to Ontario)
Health Canada Clinical Trial Search
Canadian Cancer Trials
- Looking for clinical trials worldwide? This trial finder can help: U.S. National Library of Medicine
- Looking for clinical trials in Quebec? This trial finder can help: OncoQuébec
I can’t find a clinical trial, what should I do?
There are many reasons why it may be challenging to find a clinical trial. If you are having trouble using the trial finders, please contact:
Alison Ross, Director of Disease Information and Education
- 1 (877) 413-7970 ext. 237
If you find a clinical trial but the study location is far away, you can contact the clinical trial team to learn more about your potential participation.
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