Clinical Trials. The Way We Make Progress Against Disease. What Are Clinical Trials?. Research studies to find better ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease Help health care providers find ways to improve patient care. Why Are Clinical Trials Important?.
The Way We Make Progress Against Disease
What approaches can prevent healthy people from developing disease?
Two kinds, that ask participants to either:
1. Do something
2. Take something
Before agreeing to take part, patients have the right to understand all that is involved in a clinical trial:
Institutional Review Board
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial ResearchNATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHwww.nidcr.nih.govAdapted from a slide presentation developed by the National Cancer Institute, for its Cancer Clinical Trials Education Series.