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Clinical trials are human research studies that test new drugs or treatments in a lab environment and compares them to current, standard treatments. Patient testing only occurs if pre-clinical research findings indicate the treatment is effective and safe. Clinical trials are standard practice in cancer treatment for children, adolescents and young adults; about 60% of children with cancer are enrolled in a trial, as opposed to less than 5% of adult patients. Learn more.
Start your search to find clinical trials that may benefit your child and also have the potential to benefit the entire pediatric cancer community. Learn more.
If you’re looking for videos that will help you better understand children’s cancer, you’ve come to the right place. You can also view more videos about CureSearch and our events on our YouTube channel.
The CureSearch CancerCare mobile app provides support for the parents and caregivers of the more than 16,000 children diagnosed with cancer every year, and the more than 40,000 children undergoing cancer treatment this year alone.
Through a partnership with Mattel, CureSearch for Children’s Cancer is proud to provide young cancer fighters with a brave special Barbie Doll. Since the dolls are bald, they are a great way to help children better understand hair loss that is common among cancer patients. Learn more.
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