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Phase 1 Trials: What to Expect

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Andrea S. Blevins Primeau, PhD, MBA From: A phase 1 clinical trial is typically a first-in-human study of an experimental therapy, and its historical purpose was to evaluate the safety and identify potential side effects of that investigational treatment, as well as determine an appropriate dosage for use.1 The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) states that phase 1 …