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Should Your Child Be in a Clinical Trial?

Clinical trials can provide invaluable information about the safety and effectiveness of new treatments; however, little is known about how children respond to drugs and medical devices. Until recently, clinical trials rarely included children. Thanks to the FDA’s pediatric program, more clinical trials have been including children. For parents who are considering enrolling their child in a clinical trial, the FDA has provided an excellent summary of the process as well as the risks and benefits. Click here to read more.

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