Using YouTube to recruit for clinical trials
Mark Senak, author of the informative Eye on FDA blog, wrote an interesting post yesterday about the NIH’s YouTube channel. They set up the channel a year ago to help promote clinical trial participation.
As Mark explains, "YouTube presents a great way for patients who have participated to talk to patients that might be interested, and for the information to be passed virally to people who might be curious about participating in a clinical trial."
He then posts several of the oncology clinical trial videos he found in the channel and plans to promote them on his (much more popular) Eye on FDA YouTube channel. Here are three videos he chose: