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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DoIIS) has developed the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au as a resource for consumers considering a clinical trial.

NHMRC and DoIIS have been enhancing the website with further information and functionality and is pleased to advise the launch of A Patient’s Journey and further real stories to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. This story follows the journey of a patient, her specialist and the clinical trial researcher during a breast cancer clinical trial.

This builds on the collection of real stories video clips launched on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day, earlier this year. These real stories provide a genuine perspective and can help to inform people who are participating or considering participating in a clinical trial. These inspiring stories include participants in various cancer and MS trials and researchers in cancer, premature babies and prevention clinical trials.

There is also numerous resources and functionality of the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au website which enables people to:

  • Search for all current Australian clinical trials listed on the Australia and New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR) and Clinicaltrials.gov, including the ability to search by condition, state, phase of trial and if a trial is recruiting;
  • Generate an automatically populating email to the trial recruitment contact person;
  • Print search results;
  • View on mobile devices;
  • Save searches of relevant trials;
  • Subscribe and receive updates about relevant trials; and
  • Set up a watch list for individual trials.

The website will continue to be enhanced with the ability to browse for a clinical trial to shortly be launched.

You can visit the website here: www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

 

  

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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DoIIS) has developed the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au as a resource for consumers considering a clinical trial.

NHMRC and DoIIS have been enhancing the website with further information and functionality and is pleased to advise the launch of A Patient’s Journey and further real stories to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. This story follows the journey of a patient, her specialist and the clinical trial researcher during a breast cancer clinical trial.

This builds on the collection of real stories video clips launched on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day, earlier this year. These real stories provide a genuine perspective and can help to inform people who are participating or considering participating in a clinical trial. These inspiring stories include participants in various cancer and MS trials and researchers in cancer, premature babies and prevention clinical trials.

There is also numerous resources and functionality of the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au website which enables people to:

  • Search for all current Australian clinical trials listed on the Australia and New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR) and Clinicaltrials.gov, including the ability to search by condition, state, phase of trial and if a trial is recruiting;
  • Generate an automatically populating email to the trial recruitment contact person;
  • Print search results;
  • View on mobile devices;
  • Save searches of relevant trials;
  • Subscribe and receive updates about relevant trials; and
  • Set up a watch list for individual trials.

The website will continue to be enhanced with the ability to browse for a clinical trial to shortly be launched.

You can visit the website here: www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

 

  

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NHMRC and DoIIS have been enhancing the website with further information and functionality and is pleased to advise the launch of A Patient’s Journey and further real stories to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. This story follows the journey of a patient, her specialist and the clinical trial researcher during a breast cancer clinical trial.

This builds on the collection of real stories video clips launched on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day, earlier this year. These real stories provide a genuine perspective and can help to inform people who are participating or considering participating in a clinical trial. These inspiring stories include participants in various cancer and MS trials and researchers in cancer, premature babies and prevention clinical trials.

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  • Generate an automatically populating email to the trial recruitment contact person;
  • Print search results;
  • View on mobile devices;
  • Save searches of relevant trials;
  • Subscribe and receive updates about relevant trials; and
  • Set up a watch list for individual trials.

The website will continue to be enhanced with the ability to browse for a clinical trial to shortly be launched.

You can visit the website here: www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

 

  

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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DoIIS) has developed the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au as a resource for consumers considering a clinical trial.

NHMRC and DoIIS have been enhancing the website with further information and functionality and is pleased to advise the launch of A Patient’s Journey and further real stories to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. This story follows the journey of a patient, her specialist and the clinical trial researcher during a breast cancer clinical trial.

This builds on the collection of real stories video clips launched on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day, earlier this year. These real stories provide a genuine perspective and can help to inform people who are participating or considering participating in a clinical trial. These inspiring stories include participants in various cancer and MS trials and researchers in cancer, premature babies and prevention clinical trials.

There is also numerous resources and functionality of the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au website which enables people to:

  • Search for all current Australian clinical trials listed on the Australia and New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR) and Clinicaltrials.gov, including the ability to search by condition, state, phase of trial and if a trial is recruiting;
  • Generate an automatically populating email to the trial recruitment contact person;
  • Print search results;
  • View on mobile devices;
  • Save searches of relevant trials;
  • Subscribe and receive updates about relevant trials; and
  • Set up a watch list for individual trials.

The website will continue to be enhanced with the ability to browse for a clinical trial to shortly be launched.

You can visit the website here: www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

 

  

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Improvements to the Australian Government Clinical Trials Website

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DoIIS) has developed the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au as a resource for consumers considering a clinical trial.

NHMRC and DoIIS have been enhancing the website with further information and functionality and is pleased to advise the launch of A Patient’s Journey and further real stories to coincide with breast cancer awareness month. This story follows the journey of a patient, her specialist and the clinical trial researcher during a breast cancer clinical trial.

This builds on the collection of real stories video clips launched on 20 May, International Clinical Trials Day, earlier this year. These real stories provide a genuine perspective and can help to inform people who are participating or considering participating in a clinical trial. These inspiring stories include participants in various cancer and MS trials and researchers in cancer, premature babies and prevention clinical trials.

There is also numerous resources and functionality of the AustralianClinicalTrials.gov.au website which enables people to:

  • Search for all current Australian clinical trials listed on the Australia and New Zealand Clinical Trial Registry (ANZCTR) and Clinicaltrials.gov, including the ability to search by condition, state, phase of trial and if a trial is recruiting;
  • Generate an automatically populating email to the trial recruitment contact person;
  • Print search results;
  • View on mobile devices;
  • Save searches of relevant trials;
  • Subscribe and receive updates about relevant trials; and
  • Set up a watch list for individual trials.

The website will continue to be enhanced with the ability to browse for a clinical trial to shortly be launched.

You can visit the website here: www.australianclinicaltrials.gov.au

 

  

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