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Volunteer FAQs

If you are living with a chronic (long-term) or acute (brought on suddenly) condition and are wondering if a clinical trial is an option worth considering, the following provides basic facts about clinical trials in a Q&A format to help you decipher the jargon and make an informed decision.

What is a Clinical Research Study? How Are Studies Approved for Volunteer Participation?
Why Volunteer? What Are the Benefits of Volunteering to Be in a Research Study?
Who is involved in my routine medical care as a part of the study?
Does it cost anything to participate? What is provided at no charge as a part of the study?
Do I receive any compensation for my participation?
What should I expect during the study?
How Are Study Volunteers Protected?
What Is the Informed Consent Process?

If you would like more information on any of our studies or would like to be placed on our mailing list for notification of future studies, please call ACRC TRIALS at (214) 379-ACRC (2272), click here to see our currently enrolling studies, or sign up for our monthly newsletter.

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