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Web sites with information provided by the federal government

www.clinicaltrials.gov
This web site provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.

www.Cancer.gov
This web site of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the Federal government's principal agency for cancer research. Patients and their loved ones, advocates, health professionals, researchers, and anyone else interested in cancer will find a wide range of authoritative cancer information here.

https://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/education-and-outreach/about-research-participation/index.html
The federal Office for Human Research Protections has put together some basic information, informational videos and questions to ask for anyone considering taking part in a research study.”

 

Brochures with information provided by the federal government

Clinical Trials of Medical Treatments: Why Volunteer?
This brochure explains the importance of clinical trials, informed consent and other ways volunteers are protected, as well as possible risks for volunteers (FDA 98-1294).
159K PDF file
Clinical Trials of Medical Treatments: Why Volunteer?

Ensayos Voluntarios de Tratamientos Médicos en Clínicas Experimentales
Este folleto explica la importancia de los ensayos hechos en clínicas experimentales, que significa el consentimiento informativo y otras maneras de proteger a los voluntarios, y los posibles riesgos para ellos (FDA 98-1294S).
165K PDF file
Ensayos Voluntarios de Tratamientos Médicos en Clínicas Experimentales

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