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Clinical trials – Robert’s story

Clinical trials – Robert’s story

I was unaware of any particular symptoms, until a point where I became jaundiced. I went up to the GP, just down the road here and was immediately referred for a case of obstructive jaundice. They then did a series of tests, that led to the discovery of a mass in the head of my […]

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Welcome to Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic

Welcome to Guthrie Ambulatory Health Care Clinic

– [Narrator] Welcome to the Fort Drum Medical Department activity, or MEDDAC. We provide integrated quality healthcare and medical readiness support responsive to the needs of the 10th mountain division and the Forth Drum community. From our humble beginnings as the Pine Camp Post Hospital in 1908 we’ve grown to support approximately 42,000 beneficiaries throughout […]

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My clinical trials journey

My clinical trials journey

My name’s Noel, I live in South London. I used to work in office refurbishment until I was diagnosed with cancer. My favourite pastime’s just getting out on the bike, the motorbike, and having a ride round somewhere – just a nice, easy day out with like-minded people. Because I’ve got cancer, why should I […]

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Why are clinical trials important?

Why are clinical trials important?

Andrew, why do you think clinical trials are important, what message do we want to give to patients and families? Whenever possible I always try to encourage patients to consider participating in clinical trials. As you mentioned, I think that the most important way that we can advance the field and basically not rest on […]

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What is “informed consent” in a clinical trial?

What is “informed consent” in a clinical trial?

So, Andrew, could you walk us through how you conduct a conversation about informed consent with a patient and their family? Right. This is actually of paramount importance because we can never have a patient participate in a study without their clear understanding of everything they’re getting into and that whole process is called ‘informed […]

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How do clinical trials work? How are they conducted?

How do clinical trials work? How are they conducted?

Eileen, how do clinical trials work? Can you tell me a little bit about how they are conducted at your center? Sure. So there are various types of clinical trials, and we’re talking about treatment based trials. We have very early studies where we are looking to adjudicate what’s the best dose of medication, maybe […]

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