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Informed Cancer Patient Consent

Informed Consent: An Ongoing Process

Cancer patients who are considering participation in a clinical trial, the informed consent form is a critical part of the decision process for any patient considering participation in a cancer clinical trial. It outlines the potential risks and benefits of participation in a clinical trial.

The most important point to remember about informed consent in any medical research is that it is not simply a signature on a document. Rather, informed consent is an ongoing process of communication, involving the patient and caregivers and key members of their medical care team.

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