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Informed Consent and Decision Making Among Participants in Novel-Design Phase I Oncology Trials.

08:00 EDT 24th August 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Informed Consent and Decision Making Among Participants in Novel-Design Phase I Oncology Trials."

Although phase I clinical trials are the gateway to progress in cancer therapies, this setting poses ethical challenges to ensure that patients provide consent free from misunderstandings of therapeutic intent or unrealistic expectations of benefit. The design of phase I oncology trials has evolved rapidly over time and today includes more targeted agents and combinations of experimental drugs with standard drugs, which may further complicate how patients understand phase I research participation.

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Name: Journal of oncology practice
ISSN: 1935-469X
Pages: JOP2017021303

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