Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Why join a clinical trial?
Hear patient stories and learn about the goals of clinical trials, questions to ask before joining a trial, and why joining a trial is crucial to advancing cancer treatment: Clinical trials patient resources
Clinical trial eligibility flowcharts
Eligibility flowcharts map clinical trials to specific types of cancers to determine if a participant is eligible for the particular clinical trial. View all breast cancer eligibility flowcharts at the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Before beginning treatment, ask your doctor about any clinical trials you should consider.