People participate in clinical research studies for a variety of reasons. Some study volunteers are interested in access to new drugs, while others want to help advance medical research. But the decision is yours, so please think about the pros and cons of joining a study.
May have access to an investigational drug
Study-related medical care at no cost
Chance to help research that may benefit others
Your condition may stay the same or get worse
Risk of side effects from study treatments
Extra time spent on study tests and visits
You can also talk to your family doctor about whether this study may be an option for you.