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Understanding Clinical Trials

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Clinical Trials.gov is a NIH resource which provides information on clinical trials and the critical role of subjects in these trials. Choosing to participate in a clinical trial is an important personal decision. The following frequently asked questions provide detailed information about clinical trials. In addition, it is often helpful to talk to a physician, family members, or friends about deciding to join a trial. After identifying some trial options, the next step is to contact the study research staff and ask questions about specific trials.