Endometriosis

Let’s have a little discussion about endometriosis. Approximately two hundred million women worldwide are impacted by endometriosis 1 . If you are experiencing symptoms of endometriosis, you are not alone. What is endometriosis? This is a condition where the lining of the uterus grows outside of the uterus and attaches to other organs and tissues. …

Women in Clinical Research

The culture in clinical trials in recent years has been very inclusive of women but did you know that women have not always been included in clinical trials? It is still recent that women are included in clinical research. I will provide a brief history overview with links below if you would like more information: …

How Do I Know if a Clinical Trial is the Right Fit for Me?

There is a great need for participants in clinical trials. It is the process by which a medication, treatment, new testing, and therapies are proven to be safe and effective. But is a clinical trial the right choice for you? There is not a one size fits all approach to determine if a clinical trial …

5 Questions to Ask When Considering a Clinical Trial

People who are in a clinical trial or are thinking about joining a clinical trial have the right to ask the study staff any questions they may have about the study. The questions below are useful for patients, potential study volunteers, and their family members and/or friends, to ask the research staff – which can …

My experience as a Clinical Research Subject

I am sure I am not alone when I vaguely recall receiving a letter or a leaflet in the mail recruiting subjects for clinical research, giving it little or no thought, then walking directly from the mailbox to the recycling bin the way we all have during this last election season. I wasn’t particularly skeptical …

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