Taking part in cancer treatment research studies

This booklet from the National Cancer Institute is for people with cancer who are thinking about joining a clinical trial, which is a research study that involves people. The booklet is available in Kindle, ePub, and .pdf formats, or you may order a free copy to be sent to you.

You will learn:

  • How clinical trials take place in a series of steps, called phases
  • How your rights are protected
  • The process of randomization and why it is important
  • The benefits and risks of taking part
  • Questions for you to think about and discuss with your doctor
  • How to find a clinical trial
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