Finding new and improved medicines is only possible through the help of people like you. Every clinical study participant provides valuable information that might help improve medical research and knowledge. Without people like you, clinical research would not be possible.
There are many reasons why people take part in clinical research studies, including the chance to:
- Help in the development of a medicine that may benefit people in the future
- Receive study-related monitoring for their health
- Help find new cures and treatments for the future
A Story of Research Volunteers: Seeking Relief, Helping Future Patients
Over 2 million brave people take part in clinical trials every year, testing new treatments that may make life better. Meet four of those people.
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Clinical Trial Caregivers: In Their Words
Friends and Family in Clinical Research Studies
Caregivers fill many important roles in clinical trials. Hear what it’s like to participate in a clinical trial from study volunteers and their supporters.Clinical Trial Caregiver Stories
Blog Post Resources for Pediatric Research
As part of our participation in this year’s iCAN Summit, we’ve curated a few resources for parents who are considering research for their children.Read the blog
The Hero's Journey™ Art Project A national project to honor clinical trial participants
We thank all volunteers for their participation in clinical trials. Join us in honoring them by exploring The Hero's Journey™ Art Project.Hero's Journey™ Art Project
Lilly’s Cancer Clinical Research
Expand your options. Inform your choice.
After a cancer diagnosis, people often struggle with difficult choices. Understanding available options and making decisions can be overwhelming. And there’s one potential option many people know little about – clinical trials. Learn about cancer clinical trials and Lilly’s oncology research here.Lilly’s Cancer Research