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How do clinical trials help in the fight against cancer?

Posted on: June 01, 2018

 

Clinical trials play a very important role in the treatment of cancer, but they shouldn’t be considered only “when all else fails.”

As a patient and physician determine the best course of treatment, clinical trials should be discussed early in the conversation. Some trials evaluate a standard-of-care treatment with new drugs or are considered when traditional options are not available.

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