Understanding Cancer Clinical Trials: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

Posted: Mar 27, 2017
Cancer Support Community. 2017 Mar.
KEYWORDS: Knowledge/Attitudes/Beliefs, Low Literacy, Brochure or Flyer


This publication is written at a 10th grade reading level for patients and caregivers. 



Topics in this brochure include:

  • Managing expectations
  • Safety and effectiveness
  • Who participates in clinical trials
  • Informed consent
  • Who should think about being in a trial
  • Measuring outcomes
  • Access for everyone
  • Finding a trial
  • New models for clinical trials
  • Clinical trial resources