Your stories

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I decided to participate in a clinical trial to not only help women today but to also help future generations. I would never want my kids to have to go through what I did.

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“We participated because at the end of the day, we don’t want any more kids getting type one diabetes. ”

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“ Clinical trials help us solve really big problems and have an incredible impact on our patient’s future. ”

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Leslie was diagnosed with lobular breast cancer in August 2009. Shortly after her oncologist Dr Ross Jennings advised her of a suitable clinical trial.

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“ Throughout my clinical trial I was closely monitored. It was reassuring for us to get all that information. ”

Latest Information

What is a clinical trial

What is a clinical trial

How clinical trials test new treatments to find better ways to prevent, detect or treat disease.

Why be part of a clinical trial

Why be part of a clinical trial

Helping yourself and others and being part of improving health care for everyone.

How to be part of a clinical trial

How to be part of a clinical trial

Who to talk to and how to find a trial.


Consumer guide to clinical trials

Consumers Health Forum factsheet about clinical trials.