What are clinical trials — and why should I consider them?

Are you new to clinical trials? Start with this introduction from the National Cancer Institute:


Another good place to start is this helpful introduction [PDF] to colorectal cancer clinical trials from our partners at FightCRC.

Learn from some of the best CRC clinical trials educators! FightCRC’s trial curator Maia Walker and PALTOWN and COLONTOWN’s Scientific Director Manju George have teamed up for a Clinical Trials blog.


The first installment, Clinical Trials 101, covers a lot of useful ground and includes links to other helpful resources.

You can also find answers to common questions in these short videos from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.