Clinical trials are for everyone, from the newly diagnosed to those who’ve exhausted other treatment options. Ask your medical team about available trials, and consult the following list to get started.

American Cancer Society

The What You Need to Know guide breaks down study search criteria, how to evaluate a trial, costs and insurance coverage.

Breast Cancer Trials

This nonprofit trial-matching service finds options for those undiagnosed but at high risk, those who have already completed treatment and those with metastatic disease.

Cancer Research Institute

Phone: 855-216-0127

CRI, which focuses on immunotherapy clinical trials, has a searchable database and personal trial navigation service that are available online or by phone.

Cancer Support Community

Phone: 888-793-9355

CSC’s trial-matching service is available online or by phone. The program helps English and Spanish speakers make decisions about treatment at any stage.


This global database of active industry-sponsored trials is sorted by location and condition.

The National Library of Medicine maintains a database of publicly and privately funded clinical studies spanning all medical conditions, including cancer.


This confidential matching, referral and navigation service is designed for patients, caregivers and physicians. Search the database or request a call from a trial navigator to get matched to trials.

Fight Colorectal Cancer

Fight CRC staff and research advocates curate and review the Late-Stage MSS-CRC Trial Finder.

Livestrong Foundation

Phone: 855-220-7777

Complete an online request form or call to be matched with a personal, confidential cancer navigator.

LUNGevity Foundation

Sort this national database of hundreds of lung cancer clinical trials by condition, location, study type and more.

National Cancer Institute

Phone: 800-422-6237

Live Chat

Search the database of active NCI-supported studies, find clinical trials, chat live or access the phone help line.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Search for clinical trials funded by the NCCN Oncology Research Program at its 27 member institutions across the United States, all of which are NCI-designated cancer centers.


Phone: 800-474-9892

OncoLink has trial information for patients, families and providers. Call or search its database, which is hosted by EmergingMed.

Trials Today

As part of ResearchMatch, Trials Today uses a questionnaire and searchable database to match people who want to participate in studies with researchers at academic institutions.

Last Reviewed: March 20, 2019