A few weeks ago, we had the privilege of hosting a group of ePatients, advocates and engaged industry professionals for our first Patients at the Center of Clinical Trials Workshop (PACCR) 1,519 more words
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By Dr. H. Jack West
IS THE SYSTEM OF CLINICAL TRIALS FAIR FOR PATIENTS? DO YOU BELIEVE IN IT?
I just watched the movie “Dallas Buyers Club”, about the challenges of getting new drugs for HIV/AIDS just as the first effective treatments were being identified in early clinical trials. 667 more words
Cancer is a very diverse disease. If we think of a ‘type’ of cancer – lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer – we are actually thinking of many different diseases that seem similar partly because they grow in a particular place. 654 more words