Types of Clinical Trials
Therapeutic trials test new drugs, surgery techniques, therapy procedures or other treatment methods.
Prevention trials study how healthy people may develop a disease or condition. People at high risk of a certain ailment or disease may benefit from participation in a prevention trial.
Early-detection/screening trials discover ways to find early-stage ailment or disease.
Diagnostic trials find new and better ways to determine if someone has an ailment or disease.
Quality of life/supportive care trials seek to improve the comfort and quality of life of patients and their families or caregivers.
For more information about other types of clinical trials, please consult your doctor.