Finn, Robert. Cancer Clinical Trials: Experimental Treatments and How They Can Help You. Sebastopol, California: O'Reilly & Associates, 1999. Excellent guide that explains the structure, ethics, and types of clinical trials. Also covers how to evaluate a trial and deal with financial issues.
National Cancer Institute. Taking Part in Clinical Trials: What Cancer Patients Need to Know. To obtain a free copy, call (800) 422-6237. Eighteen-page booklet covers basic information about clinical trials. Online version at http://www.clinicaltrials.gov.
The Centerwatch Clinical Trials Listing Service at http://www.centerwatch.com contains a searchable database of 7,500 current clinical trials in all areas of medicine, including cancer.
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