When you meet with your clinical trial doctor, you should feel free to ask questions and discuss any concerns you may have about participating in a clinical trial. Your personal physician could also be a helpful resource for understanding clinical trials in general.
The followingÂ tipsÂ might help you in talking with your clinical trial doctor.Â
â€¢Â Consider taking a family member or a friend along for support and help.
â€¢Â Plan your questions ahead of time, and don’t hesitate to ask any follow-up questions that come up during your conversation with the clinical trial doctor.
â€¢Â Write down your questions in advance to make sure you remember to ask them all, and write down the answers so that you can review them later. You might also consider bringing a tape recorder to save the conversation on tape.