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Glossary of Clinical Trials Terms

Denise Mouro, R.N., explains the informed consent process and how patient confidentiality is protected.

Where can I find information about UMCCC clinical trials?

Start by asking your primary care doctor or oncologist about UMCCC clinical trials for your type of cancer. There are many sources of information about clinical trials on the Internet:

  • A U-M Web site called< includes a list of U-M clinical trials for many diseases and conditions and a place you can register to be contacted about future trials. Scroll down the list of diseases to find clinical trials related to cancer.
  • If you want to talk to a cancer nurse about your options, call the UMCCC's Cancer AnswerLine™ at 1-800-865-1125.
  • For a list of Web sites with information about cancer clinical trials available at other locations, see our Resources webpage.

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