As a participant in a clinical trial, you have certain patient rights prior to and during the clinical trial. You will be provided with information to help you in deciding whether or not to participate in the trial. Before enrolling yourself in a clinical trial, you should consider and become familiar with your patient rights. Make sure you discuss any questions or concerns with your research doctor.
Before Enrollment Patient Rights
- Know all of the information about the potential benefits and risks of the study.
- Know the plan for the study.
- Know what is expected of you during the study.
- Bring up any questions or concerns you may have about the study.
After Enrollment Patient Rights
- You have the right to decline participation or withdraw from the clinical trial at any time without prejudice or loss of future treatment. It’s important to understand that participation is voluntary.
- Bring up any questions or concerns you may have.
- You will be kept informed of any significant new findings that may affect your willingness to continue participation in the clinical trial.
During your initial visit at Advanced Clinical Care, your research doctor will go over all patient rights with you and make sure you have a full understanding of all the clinical study information. If you have questions or concerns, you may discuss them with your research doctor during and/or after your visit.