Last quote by Richard Schilsky
They don't ask older adults whether they want to participate or not. It's a combination of concern that older patients might be unable to comply with a trial's requirements, which are usually quite rigorous, and concern that specified therapies might be too toxic. Absolutely, you should take the initiative and ask. Clinical trials aren't just for people who have no treatment options left – that's a common misconception.feedback
Jul 23 2017
Richard Schilsky has most recently been quoted in an article called Clinical trials for cancer could use more older people. Richard Schilsky said, “Very few patients have the expertise to understand if a clinical trial is appropriate for them. You really need an expert opinion to help you understand what you find.”. Richard Schilsky has been quoted a grand total of 3 times in 2 articles.
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Jul 23 2017
Very few patients have the expertise to understand if a clinical trial is appropriate for them. You really need an expert opinion to help you understand what you find.feedback
Jun 03 2017
Basically, what they're showing is that they can detect in blood the majority of the same mutations that they can detect in tissue of patients with advanced cancer.feedback
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