Your patients can learn about clinical trials in a variety of ways at www.cancer.net/clinicaltrials. The articles available explain what clinical trials are, how they are used to learn more about cancer care, and how they are conducted.
In addition, your patients can read a new article explaining how coverage for clinical trials is mandated by the Affordable Care Act and access a list of questions to ask doctors and researchers. They can also watch videos with ASCO experts explaining the clinical trials process at www.cancer.net/videos and listen to podcasts that provide a general overview at www.cancer.net/podcasts. ■
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