Participating in Study Becomes a Difficult Decision

Participating in Study Becomes a Difficult Decision
Last week I received a phone call from someone at the hospital where I see my gastroenterologist. She told me that another GI in the practice thought I would be a good candidate for his study. She then told me about the study, and what I would have to do. That would include going to

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One comment

  1. Bart says:

    Last year I was invited to join a local study for UC. The previous month I had my routine colonoscopy and the study would require two more; at the start and end of the trial. On top of that I had only a 50-50 chance of getting the medication instead of a placebo. I asked whether I could try the drug on my own and was refused. I rejected the trial as being not worth the risk and effort, and yes, I know all about double blind studies being important.

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