From cancer to heart disease to multiple sclerosis, clinical trials at Aurora Health Care are establishing new frontiers in medical care. This work would not be possible without volunteers. Your safety and peace of mind mean everything to us, which is why we are committed to providing prompt answers to any questions you may have.
Clinical trials are research projects testing the safety and effectiveness of new treatments. More than 1,400 participants enrolled in clinical trials at Aurora in 2016 alone.
Highlights of our program include:
When you are considering a clinical trial, one of the first steps includes telling you about the trial and getting your permission to participate (informed consent). We share all the information you need to determine whether a clinical trial is right for you.
During the informed consent process, we provide detailed information about:
Many people choose to seek more information before committing to a clinical trial. We offer recommendations to get you pointed in the right direction. Find out more about clinical trials helpful links and information.
If you do choose to participate, we take the next steps toward signing you up for the trial. These steps include filling out paperwork and coordinating any additional tests you may need.
When you come to Aurora, you always have a say in your care. Find out more about your rights and responsibilities as a patient.
As a clinical trial participant, you also have rights, including the rights to:
You are free to act on your rights at any time. Just let your clinical research coordinator or doctor know what you need and how we can help.