Just like any field of work, medical science comes with a host of words and phrases that can be difficult to understand in the context of a clinical trial. Sifting through the information and explanations can be time consuming and occasionally difficult. ClinicalTrials.gov has created a glossary of frequently used research terms. For volunteers interested in participating in a cancer clinical trial, UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center has created a more specific glossary of terms often used with cancer research.
The following links provide more information about clinical trials and how to participate: