When you are asked to participate in a clinical trial, your doctor will talk to you regarding the research study. You will be given an information sheet about the research study and an informed consent form to help you decide if you want to participate in the clinical trial. Please take time to read the trial information carefully. You can ask your study doctor and his/her study staff about the trial and any questions that you have. You can also discuss the trial with your family members.
Your participation in a clinical trial is voluntary. You are free to say yes or no. If you decide to take part in a clinical trial, you will be asked to sign and date an informed consent form. By signing an informed consent form, you voluntarily confirm about your willingness to participate in the trial. You will be given a copy of the signed informed consent form for your safe keeping.