When diagnosed with an illness, one option might be participating in a clinical trial. But how do you know which is the right one for you and whether or not you should participate. Make educated decisions about your health by checking out EmpowHER's Clinical Trial Resource Center.
If you want to play an active role in your health care, have access to the newest treatments before they are widely available, and help others by contributing to new research, then a clinical trial may be for you.Find out more
Dr. Linnea Chap provides information about clinical trials that women should know before they participate.
University research hospitals and some health-oriented private companies rely on clinical research to gain critical knowledge about specific treatments or behaviors, which in turn, can make the biggest positive impact in many people’s lives.Find out more
If you have ever thought about participating in a clinical trial, the best place to start is with your primary care doctor, even if he or she has not mentioned it before.Find out more
A great deal is riding on good clinical trials. For researchers, it is the only means by which new therapy and procedures can be evaluated for potential benefits and harms in humans. For patients, it can be an opportunity to play an active role in your health care.Find out more
Fact 1: All clinical trials are voluntary. If you meet the criteria for a clinical trial, you always have the right to choose whether or not you will participate, and you have the right to leave a clinical trial at any time, for any reason.Find out more