Despite pressing need, survey finds most Americans unlikely to enroll in clinical trials

Posted by on May 23, 2016 2:50 pm
Categories: health

The lack of participation in clinical research may be the Achilles’ heel of today’s cancer community. According to a new survey of more than 1,500 consumers and nearly 600 physicians, only 35 percent of Americans indicated that they were “likely” to enroll in a clinical trial. Other studies have shown that only 4 percent of cancer patients enroll in clinical trials nationally each year.

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