Resources

Finding the right clinical trial can be challenging for new participants and their family members, and even for doctors and nurses who try to make the most informed decisions on behalf of their patients. The following clinical trial resources are designed to give you the information you need about clinical trials to make the right decision for you and your loved ones. You will find patient resources, such as information about the different phases of clinical trials, and info such as patient study eligibility, expectations, ethics, and more. At AbbVie, the patient comes first. We hope these resources are a good introductory guide to what clinical trials have to offer.

WATCH VIDEOS TO LEARN ABOUT CLINICAL TRIALS

WHAT IS A CLINICAL TRIAL?

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IS A CLINICAL TRIAL A GOOD FIT FOR ME?

IS A CLINICAL TRIAL A GOOD FIT FOR ME? image

WHAT HAPPENS IN A CLINICAL TRIAL?

WHAT HAPPENS IN A CLINICAL TRIAL? image

CLINICAL TRIALS EXPLAINED (parts 1-3)

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CLINICAL TRIAL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES – READ AND DOWNLOAD

These resources provide an overview of clinical trial terms and processes that you can explore online or download and print to share in your discussions with your support team of family, loved ones or health care providers.

Clinical Trial Journey

Understand the typical benchmarks of a trial and get insights to help you make a decision about whether or not volunteering for a clinical trial is right for you. You can download the whole page or a condensed journey infographic.

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Clinical Trial Phases

Explore how potential treatments go through up to 4 stages of testing for safety and effectiveness in humans known as clinical trial phases. You can download the whole page or a condensed phases infographic.

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Clinical Trial Protocol

Read and download an overview of the role of a protocol document—the written action plan of a clinical trial—and how it is used to guide how trials are organized, conducted and analyzed. Click here to read and download the guide:

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INFORMED CONSENT FORM

Learn about a key clinical trial document that contains information that investigators are required to share with you before you explicitly agree to join a clinical trial. Click here to read and download the infographic:

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Clinical Trial Terminology

Review some specialized words and common phrases used in clinical trials and learn why familiarizing yourself with the language can help in your trial evaluation and participation. Click here to read and download the terms overview:

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Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Basic Questions to Ask Yourself Before Signing Up

Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Basic Questions to Ask Yourself Before Signing Up image

Answer 10 quick questions to help decide if participating in a clinical trial makes sense for you.

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SCREENING VISIT: A VIRTUAL TOUR

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Experience a virtual tour that takes you inside an example of a clinical research trial site and shows you the kind of clinic environment, people and activities you may encounter during a screening visit.

Take the tour

SEARCH ACTIVE TRIALS

To read about clinical research for a specific health condition, or to search by disease area, please view the list of active clinical trials.

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