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Jun 25, 2014

Low Patient Enrollment Threatens Cancer Trials

Answers include less red tape, more communication and coordination; study cites need for more accrual data.

Low Patient Enrollment Threatens Cancer Trials

Industry cost-cutting and fewer physicians participating in clinical trials are among the hurdles to cancer R&D listed in a recent report. [© michaeljung - Fotolia.com]

  • Just 2% to 5% of adult patients now enroll in U.S. cancer trials, according to estimates offered over the past 15 years—a distressingly ...

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