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Clinical Trials

What is a Clinical Trial?

What is a Clinical trial

A clinical trial is a research study that looks at how well a new treatment works in people. The treatment may be a drug, medical procedure, medical device, or even a lifestyle change. More information

Are Clinical Trials Safe?

Each study is reviewed, approved, and watched over by an independent panel of qualified doctors, researchers, and members of the community called an “Institutional Review Board (IRB).” More information

Who Can Participate in a Clinical Trial?

You are the best judge and the only person who can answer this question. Participating is not without risks, but it may give you an opportunity to improve your own health. More Information

Personal Stories

Are you wondering what it’s like to be in a clinical trial? Click here to hear personal stories and/or videos.

How Can I Find a Clinical Trial?

There are many clinical trial opportunities and new ones are developed every day. More information

How Can I Learn More About Clinical Trials?

Many nonprofit and government websites have information about clinical trials. More Information
Clinical Trials:
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