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CLINICAL TRIALS — AN OPTION WORTH CONSIDERINGA medical professional and a patient talk about Clinical Research

If you're diagnosed with a medical issue, tomorrow's treatment may already be in reach - as part of a clinical trial. It's where treatments are first available. Clinical trials can have risks and are not for everybody, but they are an option anyone with a diagnosed condition should consider.

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Spring 2012 Issue: Volume 7 Number 1 Page Back Cover