Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Basic Questions to Ask Yourself

Joining a clinical trial is a big decision, so it is important to explore all the ways a trial may or may not be a right fit for you. The questionnaire tool below will help you gather your thoughts and opinions about some of the basics of clinical trial participation.

To start the questionnaire: Click on the arrow next to the word "Continue" in the framed introduction screen below. 

To navigate the questionnaire: Click the next or back arrows to move between the screens. To submit a response, select an answer or enter it in a text box and click the next arrow.

Note: After the introduction screen, each of the 10 questions has its own screen. Follow the instructions on each screen about how to respond and submit your answers. As you go along, the guide will make note of your responses and there will be instructions on how to create a record of your responses at the end.

Once that record is created, you can download it as a PDF to review later or to share with a family member, friend or even as guide when discussing your possible participation with the clinical research team.

Your answers and the printout are strictly for your use. AbbVie will not collect or store any data from this questionnaire. AbbVie will not have access to your answers after you save them to a device or print it out.

Should I Participate in a Clinical Trial? Basic Questions to Ask Yourself Before Signing Up

This self-guided questionnaire was created to help you gather your thoughts on paper about some of the basics of clinical trial participation. These 10 quick questions can help you decide if participating in a clinical trial makes sense for you. At the end of the survey, you’ll have a summary of your answers that you can use to start conversations with your family, caregiver or even the staff at your first trial screening visit.

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