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What is clinical research?

A basic overview of what Clinical Trials are and how you can volunteer.

Learn more about the clinical trials process from beginning to end.

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Volunteering for a Clinical Trial

Learn how to volunteer for clinical trials. Find out what a clinical trial is and get information about specific clinical trials.

Important information about what to expect if you are considering participating in a clinical trial.

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Understanding Informed Consent

Informed Consent is knowing what is involved when consenting to participate in a clinical trial.

Know your rights and responsibilities as a study volunteer before participating in a clinical trial.

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Clinical research terms explained in patient-friendly language to help better understand participation in clinical studies.

A complete A-to-Z dictionary of therapeutic areas and other clinical research terms.

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Health Associations

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Other Patient Organizations

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Find a selection of online blogs and support groups for a variety of medical conditions geared towards patients and their advocates.
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