Common Questions

What are clinical trials for?

What do clinical trials study?

Who can join a clinical trial?

How do I know if a clinical trial is right for me?

Do I need a referral to join a clinical trial?

What if I have a disease like cancer and don’t qualify to take part in a clinical trial?

What are the possible benefits of participating?

Are there risks to taking part in a clinical trial?

What is the time commitment?

Where will I have to go to participate?

Are clinical trial participants paid?

Are clinical trials covered by insurance?

Will participating in a clinical trial cost me money?

Will federal programs help cover costs of care in clinical trials?