Clinical Trials 101

Critical Questions. Real Answers.

Help study new investigational treatments for Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis (UC).

While each person’s reason may be different, individuals participating in a clinical trial may get cutting-edge medical care and help scientists learn more about a disease that not only affects you, but thousands just like you who are waiting for help. Your participation is greater than just you. It’s part of a movement.

People participating in the Etro Studies:

  • May get expert medical care from leading specialists and nurses throughout the study
  • Are closely monitored to see if they feel better and if there is less inflammation caused by their Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s
  • Can take the study medication at home most of the time
  • You may get a chance to see whether the study medication works better than an existing therapy
  • Get a chance to be in a trial that tests whether the study medication works over a long period of time
  • May receive the study medication for a number of years if they qualify to participate in the open-label extension (both the patient and researcher know what treatment is being given), at no cost
  • May withdraw from the study at any time
  • Help contribute to scientific understanding of UC and Crohn’s disease

Top reasons people choose to participate in clinical trials1

 

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Adopted from: CISCRP.org


Learn about the Etro Studies, a series of clinical trials to test an investigational treatment for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s.

 

References: 1. www.ciscrp.org/education-center/charts-and-statistics/before-participation/

 

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