What is a clinical trial?

Clinical trials are research studies that aim to find out if new treatments or procedures are safe and effective. Cancer clinical trials test new ways to:

  • treat cancer
  • find and diagnose cancer
  • prevent cancer
  • manage symptoms of cancer or side effects from its treatment.

Specialists can refer patients for clinical trials. Search for available clinical trials using The Victorian Cancer Trials Link

Find more information on clinical trials in Australia:
Australian Clinical Trials

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