Patients and families

The cancer treatments today are available because patients like you volunteered to participate in a clinical trial

Clinical trials are an important treatment option to consider if you or a loved one is dealing with cancer. Many of the treatments we have in Canada today are available thanks to people like you volunteering to take part in a clinical trial. Not all clinical trials are about drugs or treatments, clinical trials have helped develop screening processes and prevention methods to find better treatments that improve the lives of cancer patients.

CCTG conducts cancer clinical trials that look at the value of exercise and diet, new combinations of drugs as well as emerging therapies in precision medicine and immunotherapies.

Who is the Canadian Cancer Trials Group?

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group is a cancer research cooperative group that designs and conducts multidisciplinary clinical trials to improve the practice of medicine in preventing, detecting, and treating cancer, and to enhance the quality of life for cancer survivors. Primary support for CCTG comes from the Canadian Cancer Society.


 

Are you considering volunteering for a clinical trail?

There is a list of all of the CCTG trials that are open to patients that can be found here: CCTG Clinical Trials - Public. A complete listing of clinical trials being conducted across Canada, including the locations where they are being conducted, can be found in the searchable database located on this site: Canadian Cancer Trials.

In addition to trials being conducted by CCTG, several other clinical trials being conducted by other groups may also be available. This site has a searchable database of not only CCTG trials but any cancer clinical trial being conducted in Canada, subscribe to their trial alert to o be notified by e-mail when a new trial for a selected type of cancer or location becomes available.