Am I Eligible for a Clinical Trial?
As a patient being treated at the VICC, you may be eligible to take part in a clinical trial. Patients who qualify for a clinical trial decide, with the advice of their physician, whether to participate in the study. How a treatment will work for a patient in a trial cannot be known ahead of time. Therefore, the patient should be aware of both the risks and benefits of clinical trials before making a decision.
You will never be placed on a clinical trial without your knowledge or permission. All qualified patients involved in clinical trials sign consent forms before the study begins.
If you qualify, we hope that you and your family will consider participating in this worthwhile endeavor. Please do not hesitate to talk to your physician about clinical trials that may be available for your participation.