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The cancer treatments today are available because patients like you agree 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.


How can I participate in a clinical trial infographicAre you considering a cancer clinical trial as part of your treatment path?

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.

Click for the .pdf:  How to Participate in a Cancer Clinical Trial (pdf)


 


Who is the Canadian Cancer Trials Group?

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) 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 clinical trials conducted across Canada is supported by funding provided by the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Patient volunteer to support the Investigational New Drug Committee

CCTG is seeking a Patient volunteer to support the Investigational New Drug Committee

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) is currently seeking applications for a Patient Representative volunteer for the Investigational New Drug (IND) Committee.

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CCTG is recruiting for a Patient Representative to support the Genitourinary Committee

CCTG is recruiting for a Patient Representative to support the Genitourinary Committee

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) is currently seeking applications for a Patient Representative for the Genitourinary Disease Site Committee. CCTG is an inclusive organization dedicated to building a diverse network. This is a volunteer role for membership on the Gynecology Disease Site Committee, the Gynecology Disease Site Executive Committee, and the CCTG Patient Representative Committee.

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Patient Representative Suzanne Wood

Welcome to Patient Representative Suzanne Wood

CCTG would like to extend a warm welcome to Patient Representative Suzanne Wood who will be supporting the GI disease site committee. Suzanne is from Toronto and was diagnosed with Stage IV Colon cancer in July 2022.

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CCTG Recruiting for a Patient Representative Volunteer Role

CCTG Recruiting for a Patient Representative Volunteer Role

CCTG is currently seeking applications for a Patient Representative for the Hematology Disease Site Committee

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