Many people are worried about committing to a trial for fear that they can’t back out once accepted, but that’s not the case. If at any time during the trial you feel uncomfortable or decide that the treatment is something you no longer want, ask to unenroll. Neither you or your care will be penalized.

An uncomfortable situation isn’t ideal for either party, especially when it’s for research purposes. Do what’s right for you.

This information first appeared on Healthline. Page last reviewed on June 23, 2017.