What are some of the benefits of taking part in a clinical trial?

The benefits of participating in a clinical trial include the following:
  • Participants have access to promising new approaches that are often not available outside the clinical trial setting.
  • The approach being studied may be more effective than the standard approach.
  • Participants receive regular and careful medical attention from a research team that includes doctors and other health professionals.
  • Participants may be the first to benefit from the new method under study.
  • Results from the study may help others in the future.

Source: https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/taking-part