Clinical Studies for Cancer Patients (Service)

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A database on the Israel Cancer Association website lists clinical studies conducted in Israel in the field of cancer.
The database is designed for both cancer patients who wish to participate in studies of experimental treatments and healthy people who are considered to be in a high-risk group.
Participation in the research is free and is not dependent on the participant's health plan or medical center where he/she is treated.


  • The Israel Cancer Association maintains a database containing a list of clinical studies being conducted around the country related to cancer and cancer-related diseases, cancer prevention treatments, and smoking.
  • The Israel Cancer Association, collects the information from hospital oncology departments throughout the country, as well as Ministry of Health clinical research offices.
  • The database is divided according to different common types of cancer.

Service providers

  • Medical centers where the studies are conducted.

Target audience and prerequisites

  • Cancer patients and healthy individuals considered to be in high-risk groups who want to participate in clinical research.

How to receive this service

  • Coordination is done directly with the person managing the research, according to the research topic and medical center where it is being performed.
  • Please see this list of research by topics appearing on the Israel Cancer Association website. Each of the studies listed includes details about the research and a contact person.
  • Participation in the research is not dependent on the participant's health plan or medical center where he/she is treated.
  • You can get more information about the database by calling the Israel Cancer Association information center: 03-5721608.

Service cost

  • Patients do not pay to participate in clinical research.
  • Clinical research conducted by pharmaceutical companies is funded by those companies. When research is conducted by physicians or scientists, funding comes from various sources (universities, research foundations or international/Israeli research organizations, the Israel Cancer Association, etc).

Please note

  • Should you participate in clinical research?
  • This is a question that only the patient, and those close to him/her, can answer. Participating in a clinical study may work for some patients. The decision to receive treatment as part of a clinical trial has advantages and disadvantages that should be carefully considered in conjunction with the relevant treatment team.

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