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What is the process for getting picked up by a clinical trial facility?

What is the process for getting picked up by a clinical trial facility?

Intake: You need to meet the criteria for the specific condition being studied by the clinical trial. For example, if the clinical trial was for depression, you would need to meet the criteria for depression. You would go to the clinic and be evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Clinical Trial (Definition)

Science is a method using simplicity, theories and then tests to see if the theory works; always. Clinical trials involve comparing one approach/choice/treatment option with another & checking outcomes. Key methodology is double blind & ideally cross-over design with outcome measures to be used determined in advance. Double blind: neither participants or people near them know ...Read more


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How hard to get into clinical trial?

How hard to get into clinical trial?

Call and ask: Many university medical centers advertise various clinical trials in local newspapers. Out of curiosity to answer your question and being near houston, searched md anderson clinical trials and found: http://www.Mdanderson.Org/patient-and-cancer-information/cancer-information/clinical-trials/clinical-trials-at-md-anderson/index.Html. I bet other univ have similar sites. ...Read more

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When and where can I get into a clinical trial?

When and where can I get into a clinical trial?

Newspaper: Review your local newspaper. Most clincal trials are advertised in major newspapers or even weekly newspapers at coffee shops. You can also do an online search for clinical trials. ...Read more

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What is the process for setting up clinical trial visits? Who pays expenses?

What is the process for setting up clinical trial visits? Who pays expenses?

Usually the trial: Most clinical trials are arranged by the sponsor of the trial (usually a pharma company or device maker) who wants to satisfy fda requirements for approval. In most cases, the fees are paid by the company. Some even pay you for participation. In some cases such as cancer therapy, insurance will add some payment. If you have some illness, you can google it and trials to see if you are eligible. ...Read more

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Are people overweight thirty or more pounds more likely to get cancer or is there no clinical trial connection?

Are people overweight thirty or more pounds more likely to get cancer or is there no clinical trial connection?

There is a connecton: Excessive weight does increase the risk for developing Cancer. So you should work hard to reduce your weight. It can be done by cutting down on your daily food intake(Calories) and if possible do exercise daily. A brisk walk at any opportunity to walk will do you much good. Also be mindful and reduce fat in your diet and cut down on eating meats and Sugars/sweets. ...Read more

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How do they conduct a clinical trial?

Intake: You need to meet the criteria for the specific condition being studied by the clinical trial. For example, if the clinical trial was for depression, you would need to meet the criteria for depression. You would go to the clinic and be evaluated. ...Read more

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Would a clinical trial be appropriate for me?

Yes/It depends: Everyone is a potential candidate for clinical trials. Historically inclusion/exclusion (i/e) criteria have selected only the healthiest people. Increasing attention is being made to patients -- elderly, co-morbidities, pregnant, underserved, etc. One resource is clinicaltrials.Gov as well as web sites of major centers -- eg mayo clinic, cleveland clinic, etc. ...Read more

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Does pharma hide clinical trial outcomes that are bad?

Does pharma hide clinical trial outcomes that are bad?

Usually not: Almost all clinical trials have to be reported. In order to strengthen this a regulation that recently went into effect requires anyone doing clinical trials that are phase 2 or above to report all outcomes on clinical trials.Gov. Here is link with a bit more information: http://prsinfo.Clinicaltrials.Gov/fdaaa.Html. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: clinical trial?

Either/Or Comparison: Science is a method using simplicity, theories and then tests to see if the theory works; always. Clinical trials involve comparing one approach/choice/treatment option with another & checking outcomes. Key methodology is double blind & ideally cross-over design with outcome measures to be used determined in advance. Double blind: neither participants or people near them know who is getting which. ...Read more