The Clinical Research Division at Eastern Health provides research staff and infrastructure to support clinical trial research in a multiple disciplines. Clinical trials are research studies that test a drug, therapy, procedure or medical device on people. The purpose is to find out if a new treatment is safe and effective. Many treatments used today are the result of past clinical trials.
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Deciding to participate in a clinical trial
Clinical trials are only possible if there are volunteers willing to participate in studies. People choose to participate in a clinical trial study for a variety of reasons. Clinical trial participation is a personal choice that is made after careful consideration of the benefits and risks. At Eastern Health, we use an informed consent process to help you make a decision. To learn more, please read the information for clinical trial participants.
We invite you to read some testimonials from past and current clinical trial participants.