Clinical trials are an integral part of the drug and diagnostics discovery and development process. Before a new medicine or diagnostic test can be made available, evidence of its safety and effectiveness must be provided by well-designed, well-controlled, and carefully monitored clinical studies in patients consenting to participate.
ForPatients is an informational resource for patients, their relatives, caregivers or doctors looking for information in clear and simple language about clinical trials or diseases where Roche is doing research or supporting research conducted by others.
Roche believes that improving health outcomes for all patients is core to our mission, and we are committed to being industry leaders in delivering improved health outcomes for all.
In the increasingly diverse world around us, the time is now for research and clinical development to ensure greater inclusion of patients across racial and ethnic groups in support of optimizing health outcomes for all patients worldwide.
Because disease outcomes and drug responses can vary across populations, research must include patients who are racially, ethnically, and gender representative of those who experience disease. Roche is deeply committed to addressing barriers to clinical trial participation, diversifying genetic data for scientific discovery, and increasing access to innovative diagnostic and therapeutic solutions, by advancing inclusive research.
By building trusted partnerships with patients, providers and across the healthcare ecosystem, we can collectively combine scientific advances, new technologies and real-world data to drive scientific innovation and create new standards for inclusive research.
As we strive to deliver more patient benefit, we are passionately addressing healthcare disparities in order to deliver ever more personalized healthcare solutions for all patients.