Clinical Trial Information
About Clinical Trials
A clinical trial is a carefully constructed and monitored research study that compares the safety and effectiveness of a new treatment to an existing one. All new medications, for example, must be supported by successful clinical trials in people before they can be made widely available by prescription. People with any disease, including cancer, may want to or may be asked to consider participating in a clinical trial.
Some of the issues to understand before deciding about participating include:
Clinical Trial Resources
Many resources are available to help you consider, talk with your doctor, and decide about clinical trials.
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