AUA Summit - Clinical Trial Basics with Dr. Nitin Yerram


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Clinical Trial Basics with Dr. Nitin Yerram

Headshot of Dr. Nitin Yerram.

Our guest is Dr. Nitin Yerram, director of urologic research and director of urologic oncology at Hackensack University Medical Center, in the department of urology. He talks with us about what you should know about clinical trials so patients and caregivers can be more informed.  

Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any topic section:
0:41 - Introduction
1:00 - What is a clinical trial?
2:13 - Phase of a clinical trial
5:20 - Could clinical trials offer better care than standard treatments?
6:48 - Who should take part in a clinical trial?
8:12 - Benefits of taking part in a clinical trial
9:55 - Positive feedback about clinical trials
12:14 - Questions for patients and caregivers to ask their doctor
13:23 - Privacy and rights of the patient during a clinical trial
16:10 - Fees to know about with clinical trials
17:25 - Where to find resources about clinical trials
19:21 - Final thoughts

Supported by an independent educational grant from Merck.

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March 28, 2024

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