Clinical trials are an integral part of cancer research, as today's trials are tomorrow's treatments. Today, May 20 th , is International Clinical Trials Day a time raise awareness about the importance of clinical trials and educate patients on what they can expect while on a study. Patients often have many questions surrounding clinical trials- How do they work? How do I take part? Why should I consider joining a clinical trial? Clinical trials are an important part of cancer care because every cancer therapy, drug or approach that is in place today had its start in a clinical trial. Learn more about clinical trials in this video from Sarah Cannon's research team.