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Fact Sheets: Clinical Trials

  • Cancer Clinical Trials
    (Reviewed: 02/22/2013) - A fact sheet that describes types of clinical trials, who sponsors them, how they are conducted, how participants are protected, and who pays for the patient care costs associated with a clinical trial.
  • Cancer Clinical Trials at the NIH Clinical Center
    (Reviewed: 11/25/2014) - A fact sheet about cancer clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Donating Tissue for Cancer Research: Biospecimens and Biorepositories
    (Reviewed: 08/31/2010) - A fact sheet that describes the importance of biospecimens and biorepositories in cancer research, and NCI's efforts to increase the availability of high-quality biospecimens. Also explains how patients and others can help support research that uses biospecimens.