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P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG

?? • Will I be reimbursed for any expenses? 8 ? ??? What questions should I ask if my doctor recommends a clinical trial for me? The best way you can decide whether a trial is right for you is to ask questions. Here are some good ones to ask: • What exactly is being studied in this clinical trial? • Why do researchers believe the treatment being tested might be effective? Why might it not be effective? • Has this treatment been tested before? • How many people are participating in this study? • What are the possible treatments that I might receive during the trial? • How will it be determined which treatments I receive (for example, by chance)? • Who will know which treatment I receive during the trial? Will I know? Will members of the research team know? • How do the possible risks, side effects, and benefits of this trial compare with those of my current treatment? • What will I have to do? • What tests and procedures are involved? • How often will I have to visit the hospital or clinic? • Will hospitalization be required? • How long will the clinical trial last? • Who will pay for my participation or any studyrelated complications? • What type of long-term follow-up care is part of this trial? • If I benefit from the intervention, will I be allowed to continue receiving it after the trial ends? • Will I be allowed to see the results of the study? • Who will oversee my medical care while I am participating in the trial? • What are my options if I am injured during the Questions to Ask Your Doctor study? About Clinical Trials The best way you can decide whether a clinical trial is right for you is to ask questions. Here are some good ones to ask: • What exactly is being studied in this clinical trial? • Will you communicate • Why do researchers believe the treatment being tested might be effective? Why might it not be effective? • Has this treatment been tested before? with my doctor about • How many people are participating in this study? my participation in this • What are the possible treatments that I might receive during the trial? • How will it be determined which treatments I receive (for example, by chance)? study? • Who will know which treatment I receive during the trial? Will I know? Will members of the research team know? • How do the possible risks, side effects, and benefits of this trial compare with those of my current treatment? • What will I have to do? • What tests and procedures are involved? Questions to Ask Your Doctor Download/print PDF


P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG
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