12 - Experimental, Clinical Trials. Book pg. 158-162

In any serious medical problem for which there is not a straight-forward conventional treatment with reasonably certain efficacy, one should consider the options which are available in experimental trials.

If dealing with a cancer, then the appropriate procedures have been descirbed in Chapter 11.

12(a) - Researching Experimental Clinical Trials.

An essential site is the one which is dedicated specifically to clinical trials and is maintained by the National Institutes of Health. See this central site.

12(b) - Using MEDLINE.

In addition, use particular search commands in MEDLINE. One command would be:

disease or therapy AND Clinical Protocols OR Clinical Trials