Resources

The list below provides information and links to resources that may be helpful when searching for or participating in clinical trials.

Find studies

ClinicalTrials.gov
A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Mayo Clinic Research Information Center
Staff who can answer questions, discuss research interests and locate research studies that match your interests. Interpreter services are available for non-English-speaking visitors.

National Cancer Institute
Conducts and supports cancer research. Travel assistance, meals and lodging allowance may be provided.

Research matching services

EmergingMed
Provides matching and navigation support to see if you meet eligibility requirements for thousands of cancer clinical trials in the United States and Canada.

ResearchMatch
Brings together researchers and people who are interested in participating in research studies in a secure environment.

Assistance and information

Expanded Access (Compassionate Use)
Information about the Food and Drug Administration's policy on working with patients, physicians and industry to expand the use of investigational medical products and drugs outside of a clinical trial when the patient is not eligible for a trial or there are no ongoing trials.

Medications A-Z List
MedicineNet.com's listing of drugs by brand and generic names.

National Patient Travel Center
Provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medically related transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical transportation network.

NeedyMeds
May help cover drug costs for clinical trial volunteers who need to be on certain medications to participate.

Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides resources and assistance for patients with medical debt, insurance access, job retention and other medically related issues.