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FAQ: ClinicalTrials.gov - What is ClinicalTrials.gov?


Question: What is ClinicalTrials.gov?
Answer:

ClinicalTrials.gov is an easy-to-use Web site that provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical trials. You can find specific clinical trials for a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Each record provided in ClinicalTrials.gov lists the following:

  • Disease or condition and experimental treatments studied

  • Title, description, and design of study

  • Requirements for participation

  • Locations where the study is available

  • Contact information

  • Links to relevant information at other health Web sites, such MedlinePlus and PubMed

Additional Resource Information on clinical trials can be found at http://clinicaltrials.gov/info/resources


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