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Know Your Rights

As a research participant, you have the right to be treated fairly, respectfully, and be free from pressure and interference when making decisions. If you are requesting information about a study, you also have the right to be told about:

  • All of your options and whether they might be better or worse than being in the study
  • What the trial is trying to find out
  • The possible risks, side effects and benefits of the study
  • What drugs, procedures or devices are different from what is used in standard care
  • What treatments are available if any medical problems arise
  • If the information learned during the study might affect your safety

Lastly, all of the personal information collected during a clinical trial is confidential and will be protected, even after you have completed or left the study.