9 interesting facts about Australian clinical trials
Australia ranks in the top tier of national clinical trial activity, and cancer is the most frequently studied health issue.
These are key findings from a University of Sydney report that draws on data from 10,549 Australian clinical trials registered between 2006-2015:
- A total of 5.2 million people have participated in Australian clinical trials registered over this period.
- Cancer has been the most frequently studied health issue (18%), followed by and cardiovascular conditions (12%) and mental health (10%).
- Trial activity in mental