If I am healthy, why should I participate in a study?
Click on this video to hear a real story about why a person decided to take part in a clinical trial. Click here to read a transcript instead.
Healthy people can choose to take part in a clinical trial. Some reasons healthy people may take part include:
- Receiving a thorough physical exam or free health services depending on the study.
- Receive compensation.
- Contribute to improving healthcare.
- Feeling good about helping someone who is suffering or may suffer in the future from illness or disease.
- Help provide information for developing new treatments.