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The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through the National Library of Medicine, developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members, and members of the public with current information on clinical research studies. Currently, 30 clinical trials are identified as enrolling individuals with oligoastrocytoma. To find these trials, click on the link above and use "oligoastrocytoma" as your search term. After you click on a study, review its "eligibility" criteria to determine its appropriateness. Use the study’s contact information to learn more. Check this site often for regular updates.
You can also contact the Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison (PRPL) Office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We recommend calling 1-800-411-1222 to speak with a specialist, who can help determine if someone is eligible for any clinical trials.
Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office
NIH Clinical Center
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2655
Web site: http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/
If someone is interested in enrolling in a clinical trial, helpful general information on clinical trials can be found at the ClinicalTrials.gov Web page. Resources on many charitable or special-fare flights to research and treatment sites and low-cost hospitality accommodations for outpatients and family members, as well as ambulance services, are listed on the Web site of the Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR), part of the National Institutes of Health.
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- National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Central Nervous System Cancers. NCCN Clinical Practics Guidelines in Oncology. 2012; http://www.nccn.org/professionals/physician_gls/pdf/cns.pdf. Accessed 10/4/2012.