Clinical Research Glossary

participate participate

To take part in a study.

Example of participate in a sentence

By signing the consent form, a person agrees to participate in the study.

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To participate in a study is voluntary.

Before agreeing to participate in a study, a person should know what the study procedures will be.

A person can always withdraw from a study if they decide that they no longer want to participate.

Before doing so, the participant should have a conversation with the study team.

Other info to think about when joining a study

Your doctor may ask you if you want to participate in a study. Additionally, during the consent process, a person from the study team will make sure you want to participate in the study before joining.

You could ask about the benefits and risks if you participate in the study. It will also be important for you to know what the study procedures are when you participate in this study.

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