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How Clinical Trials Improve Cancer Care

February 16, 20159 min
A key to improving cancer care is clinical trials.Clinical trials are prospective biomedical or behavioral research studies on human subjects that are designed to answer specific questions about biomedical or behavioral interventions.Some examples are novel vaccines, drugs, treatments, functional foods, dietary supplements, devices or new ways of using known interventions. Learn from Dr. Robert Dreicer how they benefit cancer care, how they work and how patients can volunteer to participate from a research specialist at UVA Cancer Center.

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