Inside a Patient Centered Approach to Treating Sickle Cell Disease
Sickle cell disease (SCD), the most common inherited blood disorder, affects an estimated 100,000 Americans. It’s a painful lifelong disease but clinical trials may help develop new treatments and even find a cure.
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A Doctor’s Perspective on the Benefits of Clinical Trials
Clinical trials offer the most effective treatments available, as well as the opportunity to help future patients.
Designing Clinical Trials: Listening to, and Learning From, Clinical Trial Participants
Medical breakthroughs wouldn’t be possible without the people who participate in clinical trial research every year. Traditionally, scientists and researchers design the studies to test investigational medicines and therapies for people who are living with a disease. But now, patients have a bigger role in the process: helping guide the design.