Clinical Trials: Early Access Program

Introduction Patients with life-threatening conditions who have not responded to the standard of care for their condition may have the option of choosing an Early Access Program. Background The Food and Drug Administration began the Early Access Program in 1987. This...

Clinical Trials: Easy Money? Know the Risks

Introduction Clinical trial sponsors are continuously looking for volunteers to test their products. Often, many sponsors are willing to pay participants for taking part in these studies. This can be perceived by some as easy money. Depending on the complexity and...