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Strategies developed to include more racial and ethnic minorities in clinical trials

In Clinical Trials by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Medical University of South Carolina From: eurekalert.org Not one size fits all, and nowhere does that show up more than in the recruitment of racial and ethnic minorities into clinical trials, says Hollings Cancer Center researcher Marvella Ford, Ph.D. This is critically important since this population has a high prevalence of certain cancers. Ford, who is associate director of …

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Study shows value of breast cancer patients seeking second opinions

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Source: Medical University of South Carolina From: sciencedaily.com In a recent study on the value of a second opinion for breast cancer patients, researchers concluded that a review by a tumor board at an NCI-Designated Cancer Center changed the diagnosis for 43 percent of the patients. It’s early morning and a team of more than 20 professionals cram around a …