Reading studies and finding registers

European Clinical Trial Register
Hosted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), this register allows you to search about designs, sponsors, treatments and therapeutic areas for clinical trials conducted in the European Union (EU) member states and the European Economic Area (EEA). The EU Clinical Trials Register has been a primary registry in the WHO Registry Network since September 2011 and is now a WHO Registry Network data provider.

WHO International Clinical Trial Registry Platform (ICTRP)
The WHO ICTRP is not just a clinical trial register. It' s a  platform of registers established in order "to ensure a single point of access and the unambiguous identification of trials with a view to enhancing access to information by patients, families, patients groups, and others."  The mission of ICTRP WHO is to ensure that a complete view of research is accessible to all those involved in healthcare decision making and to consumers. This will improve research transparency and ultimately strengthen the validity and value of the scientific evidence base. (English)
The section “Find Studies” includes different options for finding studies (a basic search and an advanced search, according to the condition or the intervention, the topic or even a map able to localize where the trial is being conducted).

AACR, America Association for Cancer Research (English)
The website is dedicated to oncologic newly diagnosed patients and suggests links for trial registries and support groups for participation to clinical trials.

TrialCheck (English)
This is a leading cancer clinical trial search engine, which continuously imports information for all cancer clinical studies federally registered with the U.S. Government Department of Health and Human Services via its databases, a service of the National Institutes of Health, and Physician Data Query (PDQ®), a cancer database of the National Cancer Institute.

Current Controlled Trials (English)
This website allows users to search, register and share information about randomized controlled trials. The search criteria are the unique ISRCTN identification or a search across multiple registers (including the NHS in England and US Access to all the information on this site is free.

Mario Negri Institute (English, Italian)
The clinical trial registry created by the Mario Negri Institute (Milan, Italy) includes all observational and experimental clinical trials in which the institute’s laboratories take part as participants or coordinators.

Dec-net (English, Italian, French, German)
Activated in 2004, this register provides information on paediatric clinical trials in two different formats, one for the public (parents) and the other one for health professionals. Some information is also available in the original language.

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