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January 16, 2019
Unnecessarily restrictive criteria for clinical trial participation excluding those with comorbidities excludes many "real-world" cancer patients and prevents them from potentially benefiting from... Read more
January 16, 2019
Presence of comorbidities is associated with fewer patient-physician discussions regarding clinical trials, with fewer offers made and less patient participation, according to a report published in... Read more
January 16, 2019
Patients with cancer who also have other health issues are less likely to participate in a clinical trial, potentially leaving gaps in understanding how drugs may affect individuals with certain... Read more
January 15, 2019
Cancer patients with high tumor mutational burden who were treated with immunotherapy tended to live longer than those with fewer mutations, researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center... Read more
January 15, 2019
Clinical trial participation is crucial for drug development, but it’s estimated that just 5% of patients participate in clinical trials. While institutional factors, such as lack of a locally... Read more
January 15, 2019
Patients diagnosed with cancer who also have other illnesses or conditions, such as hypertension, asthma, or a prior cancer, are less likely to talk with their health-care provider about a cancer... Read more
January 14, 2019
Experiments involving just a few patients have hinted at it, and research on one type of tumor at a time has supported it, but a large study has now delivered the strongest evidence yet about how to... Read more
January 14, 2019
As efforts are being made to improve enrollment in cancer trials, a new study found that physicians were less likely to even discuss or offer clinical trial participation when patients had... Read more
January 10, 2019
Patients with cancer and comorbidities are routinely left out of clinical trial discussions, offers and participation, according to results of a study published in JAMA Oncology.   At least 60% of... Read more
January 10, 2019
How do you make cancer clinical trials available to more patients?   A new study published today in JAMA Oncology and led by Dr. Joseph Unger at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center offers a... Read more

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