6 clinical trial myths busted

The goal of a clinical trial is to improve medical treatments and peoples’ health and well-being. Clinical trials can provide access to urgently needed lifesaving therapies and lead to better outcomes for current and future patients. In this article, some common misconceptions patients and the public have about clinical trials, and the truth behind them.

Read the full article from Dawn Richards, CTO’s Director of Patient and Public Engagement, on healthing.ca.


#TalkClinicalTrials is a campaign led by CTO with the a goal of building awareness around clinical trials. Why? Because clinical trials matter to all of us. They help to generate better treatments and technologies and ultimately help shape the future of medicine. Explore more stories from the series and join the conversation on social media using #TalkClinicalTrials.