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Data Table 4

Clinical Research Protocols
Data Table 4
   —Note: The values below are from data submitted by Centers in FY2012.
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Number of Trials and Number of Patients

The following table compares the number of open trials and number of patients accrued to open trials for all NCI-designated cancer centers combined. The data are categorized by clinical research category for the most recent 12 month reporting period.

Figure 2. Number of Trials and Patients Accrual By Research Category
Category Total No. of Open Trials Median No. of Open Trials Total No. of Patient Accrued Median No. of Patient Accrued
 Agent/Device  14,435 213 52,607 557
 Other Intervention  1,048 16 25,462 301
 Epi/Obs/Out  3,330 42 156,310 1,336
 Anc/Comp/Cor  3,448 43 85,991 961
 Unspecified  2,544 204 70,264 3,064
TOTAL:24,805 390,634  

*It is important to note that these are not necessarily unique trials; the same trial may be open at multiple centers.