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Frequently Asked Questions

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The terminology used throughout the clinical trial process can be overwhelming. In order to simplify the process we’ve collected some common questions people have about Clinical Research in general. Below is a list of resources that are also helpful for those considering participating in a clinical research study.

What is a clinical trial?

What happens during a clinical trial?

What is informed consent?

How is the safety of the participant protected?

Does a participant continue to work with a primary healthcare provider while in a trial?

Can a participant leave a clinical trial after it has begun?

Helpful Resources

Research Glossary

Would you like to learn the terminology that you may see throughout the research process? Center Watch is an excellent source for this information. Learn More

Understanding Informed Consent

Outweighing the risks from benefits in a research trial can be a tough decision. CenterWatch has additional information that helps explain the informed consent used in clinical trials. Learn More

More About Clinical Trials

For more information about studies that are currently enrolling and more about clinical research in general, visit

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