Clinical trials play key role in breast cancer treatment


Breast cancer clinical trials have resulted in breakthrough treatments to reduce the incidence of the disease or slow its progression, but few cancer patients participate in trials, often because of fears and misconceptions, medical experts said. …

“Where we are now, we are only here because we have had trials for many, many years and it has provided us with significant amounts of information to progress,” said Dr. James Ouellette, a surgical oncologist who practices at Kettering Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital. He is also a Wright State assistant professor of surgery.


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