Clinical Trial Design

Pragmatic trials: What works in the real world?

Traditional clinical trials have helped scientists find effective treatments and patient care practices. However, the results of clinical trials often apply to only a small group of people because...

Helping NCI's Cancer Trials Support Unit

Every year, more than 25,000 patients and thousands of researchers participate in the National Cancer Institute (NCI) clinical trials program. Westat has been helping NCI’s Cancer Trials Support Unit...

Studying daily issues in oral health

Dentists who normally just see patients are now proposing ideas for research studies and helping to carry out the research in their offices. Their patients serve as the volunteer...