Clinical Trials

Patient Resources

About Clinical Research
Background information about the clinical trials process and what to expect when you volunteer to participate in a clinical trial. Here, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about clinical trials and also suggestions for where to find more information.

CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service
Database of industry sponsored clinical trial listings for Sarcoma.

Listing of Studies at ClinicalTrials.gov
Link to ClinicalTrials.gov, a comprehensive listing of federally and privately supported clinical trials. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), through its National Library of Medicine (NLM), has developed this site in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Profiles of Research Centers
Detailed descriptions of centers that conduct clinical research in the field of Oncology. Profiles include an overview of each center, descriptions of clinical research investigators and staff, and links to currently enrolling clinical research studies.

New FDA Drug Approvals
Database of new medical treatments approved by the FDA since 1995. Detailed summary descriptions for each drug are provided including drug name; manufacturer; mechanism of action; clinical trial results, and side effect profile.

CenterWatch Research Headlines
Here you’ll find links to news articles and reports on recent advances in clinical research. This section is updated weekly and the information has been published in CenterWatch publications during the past weeks.

CenterWatch Bookstore
Descriptions of all of CenterWatch’s publications for patients and for clinical research professionals.

Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups
The Coalition’s website provides a wealth of information about cancer clinical trials. Website features include:

    TrialCheck, a clinical trials search engine
    Cancer Research: A Guide to Cancer Clinical Trials, an interactive educational program
      Print materials for ordering
    Discussion with oncology experts
    Patient discussion forum

Clinical Trials search site
The NCI has developed this premier site.  Just type in osteosarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma, etc., or refine the search to your personal interests

CancerTrialsHelp.org
This site supplements the NCI site above a little bit, but is incomplete so should not be your sole search site


Programs & Resources

Patient Resources Patient Resources

Information on sarcoma subtypes, treatments, clinical trials, and other important resources for sarcoma patients and families.

Patient Registry Sarcoma Patient Registry

Information on the Sarcoma Patient Registry. If you are diagnosed with sarcoma, please consider joining the Registry.

Sarcoma Research Sarcoma Research

Information on applying for a sarcoma research grant, current research funded by the SFA, and past research grants.


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