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Our Mission

  • To facilitate peer support and education for individuals with chronic pain and their families so that these individuals may live more fully in spite of their pain.
  • To raise awareness among the health care community, policy makers, and the public at large about issues of living with chronic pain.

ACPA Survey:
Understanding Clinical Trials

A clinical trial is a research study to determine how effective a new or experimental treatment is in reducing symptoms such as pain, improving functioning, and improving overall quality of life for those who have the symptom or disease such as persistent pain.

In this survey, we would like to learn about your knowledge, experience, and interest in being included in clinical trials. We assure you that completing the questionnaire is in no way committing you to participating in any clinical trial. Your responses will be combined with all others and we will not share any of the information you provide with anyone or identify you in any way to others. Your help is appreciated. Thank you!

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Development of this new ACPA web site was made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Medtronic Foundation and Purdue Pharma.

Medtronic Foundation and Purdue have no influence on the editorial content of the site. Ongoing funding also comes from memberships/donations from a range of individual contributors.

Last Updated: 10/30/2014
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