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
A tutorial on reading research study results and interpreting what they 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.