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Understanding Research Studies
Understanding Cancer Research Studies "A new study finds that eating 9 vegetables daily prevents colon cancer." "Results of a clinical trial show tamoxifen is effective in preventing breast cancer in high-risk women." Do you wonder what a clinical trial or an epidemiological study is after hearing these headlines? With more and more of these studies appearing in the news, you have to understand some basic lingo to make heads from tails. Here is a primer on health research so you can follow along and bet...
Clinical Trials: Should You Participate?
Clinical Trials: Should You Participate? Being involved in a clinical trial has risks and benefits. Being informed and asking lots of questions can help you make a decision. A clinical trial is a research study that uses human volunteers to try to answer a specific question. Whenever a new arthritis drug or breast cancer treatment hits the market, clinical trials are an important step in the approval process. Clinical trials are held for different reasons, says the National Institutes of Health (NIH): T...