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TrialCheck(R) Cancer Clinical Trial Matching Interface to Debut on American Cancer Society Web Site
Date:9/10/2007

e patient and his or her physician to confirm whether the protocols that appeared in the search results are an appropriate treatment option. Patients can also save their searches and send them via email to themselves or others for their personal use.

Bridging the Clinical Trial Knowledge Gap

These combined features allow users to continue to bridge the gap between patients seeking treatment options through clinical trials and the researchers who provide those clinical trials.

Although cancer clinical trials offer access to state-of-the-art care - and the potential for the development of more effective cancer treatments - the vast majority of cancer patients are unaware that clinical trials are a treatment option. Yet, data from a study of cancer survivors conducted by the Coalition and Northwestern University found that most patients (87 percent) would have considered enrolling had they known about the option at the time of their diagnosis. The findings also showed that most (84 percent) of those survivors who did enroll in a clinical trial were encouraged by their physician to participate.

"The combined power of two leading cancer organizations can help bridge these serious gaps in cancer clinical trial awareness and participation," said Robert L. Comis, M.D., Coalition president and chairman. "The data clearly underscore that it is crucial that cancer patients - and their physicians - are aware of clinical trial availability. With this new TrialCheck service, we can work with the American Cancer Society to reverse these enrollment trends and give patients access to information that can inform and facilitate discussion with their physician."

"This new service will help the American Cancer Society put clinical trial information into the hands of patients," said Richard. C. Wender, M.D., national volunteer president of the American Cancer Society. "Making the information easy to access and providing it in a way that supports the discussi
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