Animation - Pancreatic Cancer - Understanding Clinical Trials

This animation explains what clinical trials are, how they are conducted, and why they are important for patients with diseases like pancreatic cancer. The animation also provides an overview of study design, eligibility criteria, informed consent, safeguards, different phases of clinical trials, and the potential benefits and potential risks of participation.
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Animation - Pancreatic Cancer - Understanding Clinical Trials
1. Animation - Pancreatic Cancer - Understanding Clinical Trials
Expert Video - What is a clinical trial?
2. Expert Video - What is a clinical trial?
Expert Video - Why are clinical trials important?
3. Expert Video - Why are clinical trials important?
Expert Video - How do clinical trials work? How are they conducted?
4. Expert Video - How do clinical trials work? How are they conducted?
Expert Video - What are the phases of clinical trials?
5. Expert Video - What are the phases of clinical trials?
Expert Video - Who can participate in a clinical trial?
6. Expert Video - Who can participate in a clinical trial?
Expert Video - Why should a patient join a clinical trial?
7. Expert Video - Why should a patient join a clinical trial?
Expert Video - What are some of the risks and benefits of volunteering for a clinical trial?
8. Expert Video - What are some of the risks and benefits of volunteering for a clinical trial?
Expert Video - What is “informed consent” in a clinical trial?
9. Expert Video - What is “informed consent” in a clinical trial?
Expert Video - What safeguards are in place to protect patients in clinical trials?
10. Expert Video - What safeguards are in place to protect patients in clinical trials?
Expert Video - What happens if a patient change’s their mind and wants to leave a clinical trial?
11. Expert Video - What happens if a patient change’s their mind and wants to leave a clinical trial?
Expert Video - Will patients know or be able to pick what medications they will be receiving when they are in a clinical trial?
12. Expert Video - Will patients know or be able to pick what medications they will be receiving when they are in a clinical trial?
Expert Video - What is a “Placebo” in a clinical trial and is it always used?
13. Expert Video - What is a “Placebo” in a clinical trial and is it always used?
Expert Video - How will I find out about the results of a clinical trial and will my information be kept confidential?
14. Expert Video - How will I find out about the results of a clinical trial and will my information be kept confidential?
Expert Video - What does “randomized” and “standard of care arm” and “experimental arm” mean in a clinical trial?
15. Expert Video - What does “randomized” and “standard of care arm” and “experimental arm” mean in a clinical trial?
Slide Show - Pancreatic Cancer - Understanding Clinical Trials
16. Slide Show - Pancreatic Cancer - Understanding Clinical Trials

This educational activity has been developed by: The National Pancreas Foundation and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.

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