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Clinical trials – Robert’s story

Clinical trials – Robert’s story

I was unaware of any particular symptoms, until a point where I became jaundiced. I went up to the GP, just down the road here and was immediately referred for a case of obstructive jaundice. They then did a series of tests, that led to the discovery of a mass in the head of my […]

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Clinical trials – What types are there?

Clinical trials – What types are there?

Phase one trials look at testing drugs in very small quantities on a very small group of patients. Phase two and three trials then look at testing the drug on more specific cancers and look at the side effects and safer doses to give. Phase four trials occur once the drug has been licensed and […]

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Side-Out Clinical Research Video

Side-Out Clinical Research Video

Great volleyball coaches at every level know getting the best out of your team is only part of the equation. Each game is different. Each opponent is different. If you have any hope of winning, you must constantly monitor the game. Study your opponent. Look for weaknesses. Once you spot them, you attack. Rick and […]

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Roswell Park Clinical Trials – 5 a.m.

Roswell Park Clinical Trials – 5 a.m.

BEEN RELEASED. THE ROSWELL PARK COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER IS ONCE AGAIN ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF RESEARCH TO FIND NEW CURES — AND WESTERN NEW YORKERS ARE PLAYING BIG ROLES… TAKING PART IN CLINICAL TRIALS. NEWS 4’S KATIE ALEXANDER JOINS US NOW LIVE FROM THE NEWSROOM TO BREAK DOWN ONE OF THE NEWEST APPROACHES IN […]

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What Are the Benefits of Joining a Clinical Trial?

What Are the Benefits of Joining a Clinical Trial?

– There are many benefits in joining a clinical trial. Until the time that we actually cure cancer, clinical trials are our best manner to get new medications, new combinations of medications to patients, and it’s the only way we improve, as a community, the treatment of cancer. Whether it comes from supportive care or […]

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Clinical Trials: Side Effects

Clinical Trials: Side Effects

Cancer treatments are evolving quickly but their aim isn’t always perfect. As with most drugs undesirable side-effects cannot be ruled out. The risks section of your informed consent document is your go-to source for information on potential side-effects, the likelihood that they’ll occur and how to communicate with your health care team if there’s a […]

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