These resources address the varied aspects of patient involvement in the clinical trial process. The resources cover topics including: eligibility and accrual, consent process, adverse event/serious adverse event reporting, and specimen protocols. This list is not exhaustive and will be updated periodically. If you have suggestions, please email the Research Community Forum.

I. Patient Recruitment and Eligibility
II. Informed Consent Development, Implementation, and Documentation
III. Patient Management While on Study
IV. Patient Management While on Long-Term Follow-up
V. Adverse Event Reporting
VI. Specimen Collection, Handling, and Destruction
VII. Protocol Deviation Reporting and Prevention
VIII. Emergency Use of an Investigational Drug or Biologic Agent


I. Patient Recruitment and Eligibility

II. Informed Consent Development, Implementation, and Documentation

III. Patient Management While on Study

(During treatment and protocol-specified shorter term follow-up)

  • Accrual Tool (Online tool with resources for recruiting and retaining participants to clinical trials) | National Cancer Institute - AccrualNet™
  • Insurance Coverage of Clinical Trials: This resource provides information and highlights on ASCO’s policy efforts around insurance coverage for the routine patient costs for people participating in cancer clinical trials | ASCO

IV. Patient Management While on Long-Term Follow-up

  • Accrual Tool (Online tool with resources for recruiting and retaining participants to clinical trials) | National Cancer Institute - AccrualNet™
  • Insurance Coverage of Clinical Trials: This resource provides information and highlights on ASCO’s policy efforts around insurance coverage for the routine patient costs for people participating in cancer clinical trials | ASCO

V. Adverse Event Reporting

VI. Specimen Collection, Handling, and Destruction

VII. Protocol Deviation Reporting and Prevention

VIII. Emergency Use of an Investigational Drug or Biologic Agent