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Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that involves the lining of the joint (synovium) and affects about 2.1 million people in the United States. The inflammation often affects the joints of the hands and the feet and tends to occur equally on both sides of the body.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.