Outcomes of Informed Consent Among Parents of Children in Cancer Clinical Trials
Truong, Tony H
Weeks, Jane C
Cook, E Francis
Pediatric blood & cancer 2011 Dec 1; 57(6): 998-1004
Clinical trials are central to pediatric oncology, yet the process and outcomes of informed consent are poorly understood. We evaluated correlates of understanding among parents of pediatric trial participants, and explored differences in the process and outcome of informed consent between parents and a comparison group of adult participants.
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