Expert Video - How do I know if I'm eligible to join a clinical trial for ovarian cancer?
Dr. Jayanthi Lea of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center explains how to ask your doctor if you qualify to join an ovarian cancer clinical trial, whether you are a patient or a healthy volunteer. She describes inclusion and exclusion criteria and discusses good places to find clinical trials and learn if you are eligible to take part, such as ClinicalTrials.gov and emergingmed.com.
This educational activity has been developed by the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition in collaboration with Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by educational grants from: Alkermes plc, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Clovis Oncology, Inc., Eisai Inc., Foundation Medicine, Inc., Genentech, a Member of the Roche Group, GSK, ImmunoGen, Inc., Merck & Co, Inc., Novartis, Novocure Inc., Pfizer, Inc.
This website is part of the Animated Patient® series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.