How to Find a Trial

A clinical trial, that is. Often it's the only way a cancer patient can get the latest treatments

"Doc, my wife's breast cancer has come back and spread to her bones." My friend's eyes filled with tears when he spoke those chilling words. Like millions of other cancer patients, his wife had been treated--successfully, she thought--for one cancer only to discover within a year that it had spread to another part of her body and was growing even more fiercely. Cancer recurrence is never a good sign, but it doesn't mean you have to give up hope. Over the past decade, powerful new treatments have been developed to fight the most stubborn cancers. Most, however, are still being tested...

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