Are You Hesitant to Participate in Trials Because of Data Privacy? - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

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If you are considering participating in a clinical trial, you may have concerns about how your personal data will be used or shared. Clinical trials incorporate many ways of protecting your personal data.

The United States government created the Privacy Rule to help prevent the improper use and sharing of your personal health information. In addition, all clinical trials must be approved by an institutional review board (IRB) that ensures your data and privacy are protected.

Visit the sites below to learn more about the Privacy Rule and IRBs.

Privacy Rule
Institutional Review Boards


Last Modified on May 31, 2022



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