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What are clinical trials?
Doctors and scientists are always looking for better ways to care for patients with colorectal cancer. To make scientific advances, doctors create research studies involving volunteers, called clinical trials. In fact, every drug that is now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was tested in clinical trials.