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List of Clinical Trial Registries
Below is a list of the major clinical trial registries available online. Please note that not all registries will have brain tumour clinical trials listed at the moment, but do consult these periodically as the situation for listings changes over time. If you know of a clinical trial registry or database which is not listed, please email Chris at: firstname.lastname@example.org
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. ClinicalTrials.gov gives you information about a trial's purpose, who may participate, locations, and phone numbers for more details.
The World Health Organization Clinical Trials Search Portal provides access to a central database containing the trial registration data sets provided by multiple registries from around the world. It also provides links to the full original records.
Current Controlled Trials Ltd is part of Springer Science+Business Media. In response to the growing body of opinion in favour of prospective registration of controlled trials, the Current Controlled Trials website was launched in 1998, aiming to increase the availability, and promote the exchange of, information about ongoing randomised, controlled trials worldwide.
The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations (IFPMA) Clinical Trials Portal aims to ensure:
Non-promotional and reliable information;
Industry's commitment to the transparency of clinical trials.
The Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (PACTR) is a regional register of clinical trials conducted in Africa. The registry is an African initiative serving the needs of Africans. It provides a searchable, electronic database of planned trials and trials currently in progress.
The South African National Clinical Trial Register provides the public with updated information on clinical trials being conducted in South Africa.
The Chinese Clinical Trial Registry (ChiCTR) was established by the Chinese Ministry of Health as a national clinical trials register to join the WHO International Clinical Trial Registry Platform (ICTRP).
Information on clinical trials being conducted in Korea.
The Clinical Trials Registry - India (CTRI) is an online register of clinical trials being conducted in India. The CTRI was set up by the ICMR's National Institute of Medical Studies (NIMS) and funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) through the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
This portal is intended to provide information on clinical trials registered in three major Japanese centers: University Medical Hospital Information Network (UMIN); Japan Pharmaceutical Information Center (JAPIC); and the Japan Medical Association Center for Clinical Trials .
The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) has taken the initiative to establish the Sri Lanka Clinical Trials Registry (SLCTR), which will provide a facility for registration of trials conducted in Sri Lanka or overseas, and for collaborative research between Sri Lankan and foreign researchers.
Australia and New Zealand
This is a free information service that displays the latest clinical trials in cancer care, including trials that are currently recruiting new patients. The website is updated each day with new information from the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry and ClinicalTrials.gov from the United States.
The Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR) is an online registry of clinical trials being registered in Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.
Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) is a clinical trial network spread across multiple sites. CTA provides a fully comprehensive oncology clinical trials service that includes the conduct of single or multisite clinical trials, ethics submissions, research governance, clinical development advisory and laboratory assay services.
The Victorian Cancer Trials Link (VCTL) is a searchable database of all cancer clinical trials being conducted in Victoria.
The overarching objective of Cancer Trials New Zealand (CTNZ) is to contribute to the New Zealand Cancer Control Strategy commitment to improve cancer control through research and clinical trials.
The New Zealand Clinical Trials Portal has been set up by the New Zealand Health Innovation Hub (NZHIH). It sources clinical trial data from the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR) and ClinicalTrials.gov.
The EU Clinical Trials Register website allows you to search for information on clinical trials in European Union (EU) member states and the European Economic Area (EEA) and clinical trials which are conducted outside the EU/EEA if they form part of a paediatric investigation plan (PIP). The website is hosted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
The EORTC Brain Tumour Group is a multidisciplinary and international group of neurosurgeons, neurologists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists and basic scientists, and aims to conduct, develop, coordinate and stimulate research on the treatment of primary and secondary brain tumours.
The DRKS is an open access online register for clinical trials conducted in Germany, which allows all users to search, register and share information on clinical trials.
Het NTR is een openbaar toegankelijk en vrij te doorzoeken prospectief trialregister, waarin studies staan geregistreerd die lopen in Nederland of worden uitgevoerd door Nederlandse onderzoekers.
The Karolinska Clinical Trials Registry is a Swedish online register of clinical trials being undertaken at the Karolinska University Hospital and other hospitals in Stockholm county.
Cancer Research UK maintains a database of cancer trials written for patients, their families and friends. They aim to list all trials recruiting cancer patients in the UK.
The National Cancer Research Network (NCRN) maintains a searchable database of eligible clinical studies, known as the NIHR CRN CC Clinical Research Portfolio, which comprises the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Portfolio in England, and the corresponding portfolios of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
The Center for Cancer Research (CCR), NCI's largest division doing research on campus, conducts brain tumor clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, MD.
The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life and survival of cancer patients by increasing participation in cancer clinical trials.
Since December 2000, EmergingMed has guided more than 170,000 patients through a search for cancer clinical trials.
PBTC's mission is to contribute rapidly and effectively to the understanding and cure of these tumors through the conduct of multi-center, multidisciplinary, innovative studies with design and analyses based on uniformly high quality statistical science.
For 40 years the Radiation Oncology Group (RTOG) has been a recognised leader in working to increase survival and improve the quality of life for cancer patients. Based in Philadelphia, RTOG is a key clinical research component of the American College of Radiology (ACR) and serves as a multi-institutional, international clinical cooperative group funded primarily by the National Cancer Institute.
Used by the American Cancer Society, TrialCheck is a clinical trial database of all federal (U.S.) registered cancer studies and will identify a trial that fits your needs - completely unbiased. Please note, the search facility requires a U.S. zip code.
The Virtual Trials website is one of the most comprehensive sources of information and support for brain tumour patients available online. The website contains a search facility for clinical trials and noteworthy treatments for brain tumours.
The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center website has a list of all the brain tumor clinical trials available at their Center.
Cedars-Sinai has one of the largest state-of-the-art clinical research facilities of any private hospital in the US.
The CERN Foundation (Collaborative Ependymoma Research Network) is comprised of a dedicated group of scientists and adult and pediatric neuro-oncologists working to find new treatments for ependymomas. Clinical trials are an integral part of the CERN Foundation's many projects and collaboration.
City of Hope is recognized worldwide for its compassionate patient care, innovative science and translational research, which rapidly turns laboratory breakthroughs into promising, new therapies. It is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Summaries of clinical trials ongoing at the Univeristy of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute are available on the Clinical Trials section of their website.
AmgenTrials.com is dedicated to bringing information about Amgen's clinical trials to patients and healthcare communities.
Information on clinical trials run by Antisense Pharma, including the phase III SAPPHIRE study on Trabedersen (AP 12009).
This website provides clinical trial data, results and other information from or regarding AstraZeneca-sponsored clinical trials.
Comprehensive information on new and ongoing confirmatory clinical trials sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim are provided at ClinicalTrials.gov. Results of Boehringer Ingelheim-sponsored trials can be found on their Trial Results website.
This website lists clinical trials for which Bristol-Myers Squibb has full disclosure responsibility.
Celldex has four programs currently under clinical evaluation for the therapy of cancer, including CDX-110 for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
This site contains information and links about clinical studies sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company.
This register provides summary protocol information for GSK sponsored clinical studies.
Merck (operating as MSD outside the U.S. and Canada) register all of their trials on ClinicalTrials.gov. Information about ongoing clinical trials is also available through the IFPMA Clinical Trials Portal.
Merck KGaA and its division for innovative small molecules and biopharmaceuticals, Merck Serono (operating in the US and Canada as EMD Serono ) carry out a series of clinical trials, all of which are registered on clinicaltrials.gov.
The Novartis clinical trials website (for U.S. residents only) is designed to inform the public about important medical research studies as well as to educate patients and caregivers about the clinical trial process. For clinical trials outside the U.S. all Novartis clinical trials are registered on ClinicalTrials.gov.
This site contains information on clinical trials involving the NovoTTF device from Novocure Ltd.
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer and viral infections.
The Roche clinical trials database contains information about clinical trials sponsored by the Roche Pharmaceuticals Division and the Roche Diagnostics Division. The website is hosted by a third party, CenterWatch, to ensure impartiality.
News and updates on clinical trials run by Tocagen Inc., which is developing an innovative therapeutic approach to the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).
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