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Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Doctors Play a Key Role in Informing Patients About Clinical Research - How Patients Decide To Participate in Clinical Trials



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How Patients Decide To Participate in Clinical Trials: Results of the Project IMPACT Survey

  ....It is clear that most people reported hearing about clinical research studies from their doctors.  This was particularly notable for people who participated in treatment studies; 80% of these respondents reported hearing about the study from their doctors. 
how people heard about a study
how people learned about the research they participated in

 Our survey was open from June 1 through September 8, 2016. It was advertised through FORCE social media and email list, and promoted by other advocacy groups. Over 1,700 people responded to the survey.  Of those, 1,180 people completed the survey. Respondents were overwhelmingly female (98%), with most (59%) between the ages of 45 and 64. Of those who answered questions on their health history, 87% had a mutation in a gene that increased cancer risk and 59% had been diagnosed with cancer....

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