Clinical Trials 101

During this Patient & Family Town Hall, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Cancer Center presented on a focused on explaining clinical trials, which have played a vital role in improving the cure rates for many pediatric cancers over the past 50 years. There are many types of clinical trials, and the decision to participate can be difficult for patients and families. This Town Hall explains the practical, ethical and medicolegal aspects of clinical trials. Presenters are David Teachey, MD, an attending physician and the Director, Clinical Research, Center for Childhood Cancer Research, and Meghan Martin, MS, CCRP, the Administrative Director of Clinical Research.

Related Centers and Programs: Cancer Center