How To Participate

The National Cancer Institute invites you to contribute your ideas to improve access to information about cancer clinical trials.

You can read ideas and comments on ideas from others without registering on the site.

You will need to register to submit ideas, and add comments to ideas submitted by others.

Check out ideas submitted by others

Use the Search box to find other ideas that may be similar to yours. You can also view ideas in each of the research areas in the list at the right. Ideas are sorted by the date submitted.

Submit your own ideas

You will need to register with IdeaScale or login with an existing IdeaScale, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, or Yahoo account to submit ideas or add comments.

When you register for an Ideascale account, you will be asked to enter an email address during registration that will be used for confirmation. Follow the link in the confirmation email to create your personal password and your profile settings.

When you are ready to submit an idea, use the Submit New Idea button at the top of the page. You will need to give your idea a title, provide a summary of it, and choose a research area for it. You can add a short description of the cancer research problem, your solution, and why you feel your solution will make an impact. Use the Attachment button to add a more detailed document if you want to expand on your idea.

Comment on ideas

See an idea you want to support or give feedback to? Add a comment by clicking on Add Your Comment or click in the box below the idea.

Get updates on comments and new ideas

The system can automatically send you email notifications when someone comments on your idea. You can modify these notifications to get as many or as few messages as you choose.