During any trial, side effects may occur. Identifying them is an important part of the study process. The research study team will closely monitor any side effects. Participants have the right to leave the trial at any time.
Regulatory authorities have strict guidelines that researchers must follow to ensure that all patients are treated fairly and safely. Each study has a “protocol” that includes the necessary protections for participants. Participants can leave the trial at any point during the study.
Yes, participants are volunteers and may leave a clinical trial at any time without penalty or loss of benefits.
Participant privacy and confidentiality in trials are protected by law. In the informed consent form, you will receive information on the type of personal information that will be collected during the trial, how that information will be used, who will have access to that information, and your rights regarding your personal information.