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Why should I participation in an MS clinical trial?

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Advancing our understanding of MS requires the dedication of researchers and also of patients.
Clinical trials are the best tools to validate with reproducible evidence that a drug or intervention really has a benefit. Word of mouth or anecdotal evidence often fail to pass these hurdles and amount to pseudoscientific claims, lacking transparency to risk.

In brief: Help others

Advancing our understanding of MS requires the dedication of researchers and also of patients.
Clinical trials are the best tools to validate with reproducible evidence that a drug or intervention really has a benefit. Word of mouth or anecdotal evidence often fail to pass these hurdles and amount to pseudoscientific claims, lacking transparency to risk.
Dr. Virginia Simnad
Dr. Virginia Simnad
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several reasons

Benefits include free medicine, and very focused observation and care, and usually project is run by highly competent and experienced ms specialist who can answer even obscure questions.
In usa, even with comparison studies, you will always be given an effective drug. Some studies compensate their members for travel and time. Outcomes provide knowledge and perhaps a breakthrough product.

In brief: Several reasons

Benefits include free medicine, and very focused observation and care, and usually project is run by highly competent and experienced ms specialist who can answer even obscure questions.
In usa, even with comparison studies, you will always be given an effective drug. Some studies compensate their members for travel and time. Outcomes provide knowledge and perhaps a breakthrough product.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: MS

A clinical trial is typically a well-funded study through an academic facility trying to determine the effectiveness of a new medication (or an old medication with a new indication) that is usually in the final stages of testing to determine efficacy.
And all medical care for the study is free.

In brief: MS

A clinical trial is typically a well-funded study through an academic facility trying to determine the effectiveness of a new medication (or an old medication with a new indication) that is usually in the final stages of testing to determine efficacy.
And all medical care for the study is free.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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