Like other types of clinical trials an imaging clinical trial is a research
study conducted with people who volunteer to take part. Each study answers
specific scientific questions that will determine the value of imaging
procedures for detecting, diagnosing, guiding, or monitoring the treatment of
disease. Volunteers who take part in cancer-related imaging clinical trials
have an opportunity to contribute to knowledge of, and progress against,
cancer. For more information about clinical trials in general and how they
Learning About Clinical Trials.
For additional information about imaging techniques, see Cancer Imaging, a
visual introduction to cancer imaging, featuring information about imaging
technologies and their uses.
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