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clinical trial

A controlled and carefully monitored assessment of new forms of treatment. Trials can vary in design and size from small-scale trials of experimental treatments to large national trials that compare subtle variations in current therapies. The patient will be informed and will always be given the option not to join, or not without detriment to their treatment when their treatment is part of a trial.

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Last updated on April 17th, 2023

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