Myths About Clinical Trials

The Masonic Cancer Center thanks the center's Community Advisory Board and the University of Minnesota's School of Journalism for proposing the development of YouTube videos about the clinical trial myths that are a major barrier to individuals participating in clinical research

Myth 1: Patients enrolled in clinical trials are treated like guinea pigs

Myth 2: Never enroll into a clinical trial, they cost too much

Myth 3: Signing up for a clinical trial means you give up all your patient's rights

Myth 4: Clinical trials are risky, especially for minorities

Myth 5: Clinical trials are only good if you live near a major city