Health Disparities

Healthcare Providers and Underserved Populations Need Information About Clinical Trials and Biobanking

Phoebe Starr

June 2018, Vol 8, No 6 - Clinical Trials, Health Disparities

People from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, minority groups, and rural areas are not well-represented in clinical trials and biobanking, which hampers research on health disparities. Patients in these subgroups are willing to enroll in clinical trials, but they are often not asked to participate, and neither they nor their healthcare providers are well-informed about this important research. [ Read More ]