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The decision to sign up for a clinical trial is not easy; there are risks for everything we do in terms of health and wellness.
Cancer organizations and the Food and Drug Administration want to broaden eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials.
Chelsea Dawson, an eight-year melanoma survivor, lives with her family in Roanoke, Virginia.
Clinical trials often exclude key patient populations, including children and people living with HIV or hepatitis B or C.
Advocating for yourself is the best medicine.
A cancer diagnosis often means extreme financial stress—and fights with insurance providers.
The trial is testing an experimental drug that targets one of the malignant immune cells that are a hallmark of the disease.
NCI is expanding eligibility criteria for its cancer clinical trials in the hope that more people will enroll.
She wants to increase awareness of and enrollment in clinical trials so that others can benefit in the ways she has.
Scientists seek to design clinical trials to test therapies that are tailored to the specific genetic drivers of rare tumors.
‘Patients are willing to participate in trials if they’re offered one.’
Although more than 400 melanoma-focused clinical trials are recruiting participants, 1 out of 3 of them will fail due to low enrollment.
Once unheard-of survival rates seen among patients with advanced Merkel cell carcinoma.
Lynparza (olaparib) may become standard follow-up therapy for women with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer that has a BRCA mutation.
Two years ago today I had my second round of chemo and was counting down to the next one, and now I am counting down to my trip to Italy.
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