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Family Caregivers in Cancer: Roles and Challenges (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Current Clinical Trials

Check NCI's list of cancer clinical trials for U.S. supportive and palliative care trials about caregiver-related intervention or procedure, psychosocial support for caregiver and support for caregiver that are now accepting participants. The list of trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

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