People say yes to research for many reasons. Whether you are healthy or have a medical condition, there are opportunities to participate.
Young and precancerous: 28-year-old helps fight aggressive oral cancer
"I say yes to participating in research because otherwise we wouldn’t have the medications we have today. It’s about giving back."
– Michael Haack, Vancouver
Early intervention for growing problem of dementia
"I say yes to participating because I want to be informed. I want to learn more."
– Lou, Coquitlam
91 year-old proves age is just a number when it comes to research participation
"At 91, I’m happy that this is something I can do to help other people. Why not?"
– Robert Scambler, Tsawwassen
A vision of hope for diabetics facing blindness
"I say yes to participating because it helped me get ahead of potential vision loss."
– Chris Ebbehoj, Downtown Vancouver
Fecal matters: one person’s waste is another’s cure
"I say yes to participating in research because hopefully it can do some good and help get knowledge out there to patients like me."
– Barbara Phillipson, North Vancouver
Participating in a clinical trial with ‘everything to gain and nothing to lose’
"I say yes to participating in research because I had everything to gain and nothing to lose."
– Clar Patten, Kelowna
Better together: Accountability helps diabetes patients control blood sugar
“I say yes to participating in research because hearing information from someone who knows the research is helpful for managing your health.”
– Floria McDonald, Vancouver
Eyes are the windows to the soul… and to accurate concussion diagnosis?
“I say yes to participating because that’s the only way we’re going to learn more about injuries like concussions and brain trauma. The more data the better.”
– Aaron Brown, Vancouver