What are Clinical Studies?
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A clinical study, clinical trial, and clinical protocol are all concerned with a
similar question. How does a new treatment affect patients?
Thru clinical studies, clinical researchers find new and better methods to address
illnesses. A clinical trial protocol is used to manage a trial that is prepared by
specialists. All clinical researchers are expected to strictly follow the protocol.
The aim of this review is to describe the Phase I, II, and III studies, and translational
research for cancer tumors.
Clinical studies, Phase I study, Phase II study, Phase III study,
Division of Modern Medical Technology, Institute for Clinical Research, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, 3-1 Aoyama-cho, Kure 737-0023, Japan.