3 edition of Cancer clinical trials : an introduction for patients and their families found in the catalog.
Cancer clinical trials : an introduction for patients and their families
National Cancer Institute.
in Public Health Service National Institues of Health, 2001
Written in English
|Other titles||Discussion guide|
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Request an Appointment at Moffitt Cancer Center. Thank you for your interest in scheduling an appointment with our expert team. Please call us at and a patient services specialist can assist you with scheduling or click on one of the links below to fill out our convenient online form. When it comes to participating in clinical trials, the idea of “finding a study site near me” is often a key barrier for interested and potentially qualified patients. Results from Health Union’s clinical trial programs indicate that 40% to 60% of potentially qualified patients are excluded due to location restrictions via online screening.
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Clinical Trials. Our Information Specialists help patients work with their doctors to find out about specific clinical trials. You can also use TrialCheck®, an online clinical-trial . The training consists of a training for Navigators in both English and Spanish and two letters in English for patients, one explaining clinical trials and one explaining tissue donation. Click here to go to the Latina Navigator page. Professional Services. CISN also provides services for those professionals working in the cancer field.
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Download a free fact sheet on Cancer Clinical Trials (PDF). This 1-page (front and back) fact sheet provides an introduction to cancer clinical trials, including a description what a clinical trial is, why clinical trials are important, patient safety, common concerns, words to know, and questions to ask the health care team and clinical trial staff.
Introduction to Cancer Research; Clinical Trials. About Clinical Trials; How clinical trials ensure patient safety.
Español. Phases of Clinical Trials. What happens in each phase. compassionate information for people with cancer and their families and caregivers, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the. Clinical trials are research studies that involve people.
Understanding what they are can help you decide if a clinical trial might be an option for you. Or maybe you have a friend or family member with cancer and are wondering if a clinical trial is right for them. You should also know that clinical trials need people of all ages. Right now, more children join clinical trials than adults.
More than 60% of children with cancer join a clinical trial. Of these, 75% live a long time after cancer. Fewer than 5% of adults join a cancer clinical trial. About half of these adults live a long time after cancer. This book is intended for the clinical researcher who is interested in designing a clinical trial and developing a protocol.
It is also of value to researchers and practitioners who must critically evaluate the literature of published clinical trials and assess the merits of each trial and the implications for the care and treatment of patients/5(13). Doctors use clinical trials to develop new treatments for serious diseases such as cancer.
In this section you can learn about clinical trials in general, find tools to help you decide if a clinical trial may be right for you, and search for specific studies you may be eligible to take part in.
NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. Clinical trials also help us find new ways to prevent and detect cancer.
And they help us improve the quality of life for people during and after treatment. When you take part in a clinical trial, you add to our knowledge about cancer and help improve cancer care for future patients. Clinical trials are the key to making progress against cancer.
Unfortunately, 20–30% of patients progress to metastatic disease after primary surgical removal of the tumor. A minority of breast cancer patients present with metastatic disease when their diagnosis is made. Once patients have metastatic breast cancer (MBC), the goal of their treatment is to maintain quality of life and prolong overall survival.
For When a Family Member Has Cancer: Cancer in the Family. Helping Children Cope with a Parents’ Illness, by S. Heiney, J. Hermann, K. Bruss, and J. Fincannon, J. Helping Your Children Cope with Your Cancer. A Guide for Parents and Families, by P.
Van Dernoot. How to Help Children Through a Parent’s Serious Illness, by K. McCue. Children’s cancer centers often conduct many clinical trials at any one time, and in fact most children treated at these centers take part in a clinical trial as part of their treatment.
Adults with cancer also typically have the option to participate in a clinical trial. Clinical trials are one way to get state-of-the art cancer treatment. An IRB is a committee of experts that makes sure a clinical trial is designed correctly, safely, and fairly.
It protects the rights and well-being of clinical trial volunteers. An IRB must approve and supervise any clinical trial that involves people. The IRB does most of its work before a clinical trial starts. Cancer Centers and Clinics that Conduct Cancer Clinical Trials.
Many cancer centers across the United States, including NCI-Designated Cancer Centers, sponsor or take part in cancer clinical trials. The websites of these centers usually have a list of the clinical trials taking place at their institutions.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Clinical Trial Support Center. This service helps people with leukemia, lymphoma, or myeloma. People connect with support specialists by phone, live chat, or email. And the specialists provide a personalized list of relevant clinical trials. Us TOO Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial Finder.
Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you feel better when deciding whether or not to take part in one. This guide addresses many basic questions and concerns about clinical trials so that you will be better prepared to discuss this option with your doctor and your family.
It can help you decide which questions you need to ask and what the answers may mean for you. Book tells stories of Moffitt lung cancer patients, their families, caregivers and health care professionals’ experiences with clinical trials Tampa, FL – Clinical trials hold great promise for lung cancer treatment and cure but patients with the disease are less likely than other cancer patients to participate in clinical trials.
Phase 0 clinical trials: Exploring if and how a new drug may work. Even though phase 0 studies are done in humans, this type of study isn’t like the other phases of clinical trials. The purpose of this phase is to help speed up and streamline the drug approval process.
The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.
Clinical Trials. Our Information Specialists help patients work with their doctors to find out about specific clinical trials. You can also use our online clinical-trial search service supported by LLS.
It offers patients and caregivers immediate access to listings of blood cancer clinical trials. You can reach this online service by visiting. The COVID pandemic has forced hundreds of clinical trials to grind to a halt, stalling research into cancer, strokes, dementia and more, an NPR analysis of federal clinical trials.
Clinical Trials cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality.Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trials.
Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. The clinical trials on this list are for ovarian cancer. All trials on the list are supported by NCI. NCI’s basic information about clinical trials explains the types and phases of trials and how they are carried out.
Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease.Get to know the patient-first, integrated care model at CTCA by reading about the experiences of cancer patients.