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COPD Clinical Trials

Do you suffer from chronic bronchitis or emphysema? These are the two main respiratory conditions that comprise chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This is a progressive disease which makes it steadily harder to breath. Unfortunately, many people mistake the earliest symptoms of COPD, like shortness of breath, as symptoms of aging.

Fill out the form on the right hand side of the page and see if you qualify for one of our COPD clinical trials 

Man screened for COPD clinical trial in Port Orange

Are you living with COPD? Many people don’t realize that there are clinical trials in their area that they could qualify for. If you have never participated in a research study, we have some resources for first-time participants that are worth checking out.

If you’d like to see if you qualify for a COPD clinical trial at Accord Clinical Research, you can fill out our online form on the right side of the page. Please provide a valid email and a phone number when filling out the form, so a member of our staff will be able to contact you shortly.

Do You Qualify?

You’re interested in this opportunity, but do you qualify for one of our COPD clinical trials? There’s a screening process for each research study, so you’ll need to complete our online form or call us at (386) 760-7272 to find out.

However, there are some general eligibility criteria that you should know:

  • We are looking for people who have been diagnosed with COPD
  • Not have a history of alcohol or substance abuse within the previous 5 years
  • Health insurance is not required to participate in a clinical trial
  • Volunteers should be willing to comply with the scheduled visits and other study procedures

Compensation for Clinical Trial Participation

Those who are considering clinical trial participation should know that all study-related care, including administered medication and required screenings, are provided free of charge. Participants may also receive compensation for their time and any related travel expenses. The amount of compensation may vary depending on the study.

COPD Signs & Symptoms

Remember that COPD is a progressive disease. What this means is that the symptoms will get worse over time. The earliest symptoms can be mild enough to ignore, but they’ll become steadily more severe as the lungs are damaged. It’s very important to know what the red flags are so that you can start treatment for COPD as soon as possible. The most common symptoms include:

  • Chronic cough
  • Wheezing
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Tightness in the chest
  • Frequent respiratory infections
  • Chronic lack of energy

Important: If you have any other questions about our COPD clinical trials or other research studies at Accord Clinical Research, please call us at (386) 760-7353. Our office hours are from 7 AM to 5 PM every weekday.