U-Link Patient & Family Fund FAQ

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What is U-Link:

The U-Link.care clinical trial database provides information about phase 1 and 2 clinical trials in pediatric haematology and oncology in Canada.  For more information, please visit the U-Link website

What is an interventional clinical trial? 

An interventional clinical trial is where a new type of drug, treatment or intervention, or a new approach to an existing treatment is provided to participants enrolled on a research study. The investigators will try to determine the safety and efficacy of the intervention.


Who should I email if I haven’t heard about my application?

Please don’t hesitate to email info@kindredfoundation.ca for any information about your application.


Who can submit an application?

In addition to a parent, family member or caregiver, a social worker or a member of the child’s oncology Care Team can also submit an application to the U-Link Patient and Family Fund for a family with a child or young adult who has to travel for a phase 1, 2, or 3 cancer clinical trial.


What are some other important things to know?


What the U-Link Patient and Family Fund can not do:


Eligible Expenses:

Accommodation Requests:


Gas Requests: