Real People, Real Stories
Clinical trials can change lives! Here, we feature stories of people that have participated in clinical trials – why they decided to consider a trial, what were the most important aspects for their consideration, how they discussed it with their doctor and family, and the effects it had on their lives. We also feature stories from individuals who support clinical trials to get their perspective on why trial participation is important and what makes them want to work in this field to bring new treatments to those that need them.
Camille Lewis had every reason not to join a clinical trial.
“I just told myself, ‘Nothing changes if nothing changes.’” Camille Lewis
When discussing how clinical researchers can help encourage the communities they serve to raise their hand for participation, Jazmin notes the importance of having site staff and study teams engage directly in the community to build that foundational relationship of trust. S
Beatrice Doe is currently a Project Specialist who supports clinical trials for a Contract Research Organization (CRO). CROs are often the partners to pharma companies when it comes to running the clinical trials.
Tigerlily Foundation has partnered with GSK on the My Living Legacy campaign. This campaign drives awareness and education on clinical trials for communities across the U.S. and aims to normalize conversations about clinical trial participation for communities that are often under-represented in clinical trials.