Making the Decision: The Cancer Patient's Guide to Clinical Trials

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2002 - Family & Relationships - 120 pages
Making the Decision provides a practical approach to understanding the different aspects of clinical trials, from the patient's perspective. The author describes the current treatment modalities available, recent drug developments, And The various types, phases, and business of clinical trials and research. Armed with this new knowledge, cancer patients can make informed decisions about their treatment.
 

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Contents

The Cancer Problem
3
Defining the Disease
7
Treatment DecisionMaking
21
Drug Development
37
Clinical Trials
43
The Business of Clinical Research
61
The Patients Rights
67
Understanding the Finances
89
Internet ReSources
107
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