March 22, 2017 – The National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) has launched a brain tumor clinical trial finder to help boost patient participation in treatment development.
Brain tumor clinical trials have seen limited patient engagement in recent years, likely because patients do not know about these trials and cannot access information about clinical trials online.
There are limited resources to help patients find trial treatments, and the online clinical trial finders that do exist are not navigable and make it difficult for patients to find which trial could be right for them.
Michael Wenger, a brain tumor survivor, developed the NBTS Clinical Trial Finder. Wenger worked to make the tool usable with a patient-centered interface that allows patients to browse all clinical trials or