Clinical Trials


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About Clinical Research

This section provides 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.

Oral Cavity Cancer Trials
Head and Neck Cancer Clinical Trials

These are international listings of clinical trials for Oral, Head and Neck Cancer, which are actively recruiting patients in the U.S. and internationally. Use this listing to search for clinical trials by therapeutic area and geographic region. Please check back regularly since this database is updated daily.

Listing of Studies from the National Cancer Institute

Link to the National Cancer Institute's comprehensive cancer database.

CenterWatch Patient Notification Service

CenterWatch offers a confidential e-mail notification whenever relevant new trials or newly approved drugs are listed on the CenterWatch web site. To subscribe, you need only to provide us with an email address. No other personally-identifying information is required.

New FDA Drug Approvals

This is a comprehensive listing of drugs that have recently been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The drugs are organized by therapeutic area.

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.

Oncology Research Center Profiles

This directory provides detailed profiles of over 100 clinical research centers specializing in Oncology. Research centers are organized geographically by state, city and center name.

CenterWatch Store

Contains a variety of reports, brochures and publications that patients and their advocates can use to learn more about the clinical trials industry and how to identify and volunteer for clinical trials.

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