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Clinical Trials

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.

Clinical Trials - What you should know
Should I Do a Clinical Trial?

Should I Do a Clinical Trial?

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.

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Finding Clinical Trials in Your Own Back Yard

Finding Clinical Trials in Your Own Back Yard

Today, thanks to the Internet and more clinical trials being conducted by independent community-based physicians, it is easier than ever before to find a trial that fits your needs.

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What Do Patients Need to Know About Clinical Trials?

Dr. Linnea Chap provides information about clinical trials that women should know before they participate.

Evaluating Clinical Trials: Which One is Right for Me?

Evaluating Clinical Trials: Which One is Right for Me?

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.

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Doc: ‘Finding a Good Clinical Trial is Worth a Second Opinion’

Doc: ‘Finding a Good Clinical Trial is Worth a Second Opinion’

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.

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Getting Psyched Up for a Clinical Trial

Getting Psyched Up for a Clinical Trial

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.

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Ten Facts Every Woman Should Know About Clinical Trials

Ten Facts Every Woman Should Know About Clinical Trials

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.

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