The first step to participating in a clinical trial is understanding what that is all about. These articles explain the basics of a cancer clinical trial, dispel common myths, and provide resources to learn more.
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Clinical Research Trials: The Basics
An overview of how clinical trials are conducted, what participants should know, and why they are important to the future of cancer treatment.
Webinar: Clinical Trials 101
An introduction to clinical trials for cancer care.
Common Myths & Facts About Clinical Trials
This article examines some of thel myths that contribute to a poor rate of participation in clinical trials by adult cancer patients.
Informed consent is a communication between a medical care provider and a patient that results in the patient’s understanding and authorization for a specific medical intervention.
Paying for Clinical Trials
This article provides information about the costs involved in participating in a clinical trial.
Interpreting a Cancer Research Study
An overview of how to read research study results and what they might mean to you. Includes definitions of many terms found in cancer research studies.
Resources for More Information: Clinical Trials
This article provides information and links to organizations that provide education and resources about clinical trials.