Who participates?
Do any of these statements describe you?

  • I am looking for the most current treatments for my condition.
  • I have tried all of the current suggested treatments for my condition.
  • I want to help find cancer answers.
  • I want to help myself and others.

If one or more of these statements sounds like you – and you meet all of the eligibility requirements – then you could be someone who participates in a clinical trial at WVU.

How can you participate?
If you are considering participating in a clinical trial, ask your physician or healthcare professional these questions:

  • Is there a clinical trial available for treating my condition?
  • What other treatment options exist?
  • What are the benefits of a trial?
  • What are the risks of a trial?
  • What costs are involved?
  • What medications or treatments will be used?
  • How often is treatment given during the trial?
  • How long will the trial last?
  • Does my physician support the clinical trial?
  • How will the results of the clinical trial be made public?
  • Are there extra visits or a lot of additional traveling?

Need more information?
If you would like to know more about cancer clinical trials, please visit the National Cancer Institute website at:  http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials.

Additionally, you may search for any clinical trial at: http://clinicaltrials.gov/.