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Searching for Clinical Trial Results [PubMed]

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PubMed's clinical trials search is really quite fantastic. I wish I'd known about it earlier, it would have saved me a lot of search time over using google scholar, as outlined in a previous posting.

1) Navigate on over to the PubMed home page. Click on the "Clinical Queries" that I have highlighted below.
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2) This will bring you to the PubMed Clinical Queries page. Type in the type of cancer. As you type, suggestions will show up and you can select one of them, if you like. Click on the Search button.
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3) Select Category: Therapy, and Scope: Narrow from the drop-down lists.
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4) Scroll down to the bottom and click the "See all" text link.
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5) This brings us to a listing of all the found papers. On this screen, we can filter these selections down further to papers with freely available text (click on Free full text) and recent publications (click on 5 years).
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When you select a document for viewing, the free full links are shown at the top left.

David

PS - Now that I've written this and uploaded the full-size images, I see that the site has turned them into insignificant thumbnails. Sigh.
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