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Clinical Trial Basics

Considering a clinical trial may seem like a daunting prospect, but sometimes it can be the smartest strategy. Here are some basic questions to help you make a good decision. 1. What is a clinical trial? The search for new and better treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma is a US-based website that requires companies and investigators to post information about clinical trials in a public forum. All US trials should be posted within about 3 weeks of when the sponsor (company) or investigator plans to start dosing (giving the test medication) the first patient. The
A video interview between Terry Evans, CLL patient and Sheila Hoff, RN, Clinical Trial Nurse at the University of California, San Diego, Moores Cancer Center. (See video at the bottom of the page) Terry Evans: What is the role of a clinical trial nurse? What are your responsibilities? Sheila