Here’s Why You Should Participate in a Clinical Trial

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Clinical trials are extremely important scientific studies, needed and required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to assess new medical treatments, including treatments for prostate cancer. Participating in a clinical trial can offer benefits to people with the disease.

Here are 5 things you should know about clinical trials.

But engaging in a prostate cancer clinical trial can have it pros and cons. Here are some of the things you should know about clinical trials:

You can get access to new treatments: By participating in a clinical trial, you gain access to a treatment that is not otherwise available. The treatment may be better than those already approved for the condition. Treatments can include new medications, medication combinations, stem cell treatments, or surgeries.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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