Clinical trials are studies that help researchers learn more and more to help slow, manage, and treat Alzheimer’s and cancer for current and future family members.
But without Latino volunteers for clinical trials, the benefits may miss this group.
Volunteer now for amazing clinical trials to slow dementia at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio!
Volunteer now for amazing clinical trials to slow cancer at the Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio!
To find out more about clinical trials in South Texas, call 210-567-8229 (English) or 210-450-8073 (Spanish) regarding Alzheimer’s and 210-450-1000 regarding cancer.
For Latino men, prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis.
This is why researchers at UT Health San Antonio are conducting the Prostate Active Surveillance Study (PASS) Clinical Trial.
The study is for men age 21 and older who have chosen active surveillance as a management plan for their prostate cancer.
The trial will help researchers discover markers that will identify cancers that are more aggressive from those tumors that grow slowly.
Diversity in clinical trials can help fight Alzheimer’s.
If you’re ages 55-80, you can volunteer for the AHEAD Clinical Trial that aims to protect against the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, led by the experts at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio.
“My mother was 72 when she passed away. My dad has been struggling with the disease for 13 years. I have the unusual opportunity to be working with doctors that are on the forefront of the research,” said Dave Ralberer, an AHEAD study participant.
Alzheimer’s disease hurts the quality of life of many of our beloved abuelos and abuelas, and caregivers.
Fortunately, clinical trials can help us fight back against Alzheimer’s.
You or your loved ones can volunteer for the REACH Clinical Trial that aims to slow the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, led by the experts at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio.
REACH Clinical Trial volunteers will be reimbursed up to $100 for each trial visit.
Why did Emelina Asto-Flores volunteer for a clinical trial to test a COVID-19 vaccine?
Asto-Flores decided to volunteer to help her people.
“It’s so important for us as members of the [Latino] community to take that leadership role that could save lives. So those that are a part of that can say, ‘Hey, these results care representative of my community.’”
To find more effective treatments, clinical trials need diverse volunteers – like Elsada Wilson.
Wilson, when she had breast cancer, joined a clinical trial at Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio.
“If it helps me then I’ll be able to help my family and help other people that need help. I wanted to help others.”
Jeraldine Ortiz knows breast cancer is tough for Latinas.
This is why Ortiz, when diagnosed with breast cancer, volunteered for a clinical trial.
Today, after more than 15 years as a cancer survivor, Ortiz said she strongly believes her participation in a clinical trial at UT Health San Antonio helped her get better treatment.
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