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Phase 1 Clinical Trials

Posted Monday, May 6, 2013

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Phase 1 Clinical Trials Courageous patients who volunteer to be first in line to take experimental cancer drugs seek to restore their own health while benefiting all of humankind. Monday on the Sound of Ideas, on the heels of The Plain Dealer's week-long series on Phase I clinical trials at University Hospitals, we'll learn about how treatments are tested and eventually approved and how medical science owes a debt of gratitude to a small group of pioneer patients. Join host Mike McIntyre Monday at 9 on 90.3.

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Health

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Angela Townsend, Medical reporter, The Plain Dealer
Andrew E. Sloan, MD, Director, Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Smitha Krishnamurthi, MD Medical Director, Clinical Trials Unit, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center
Larry Tremaglio, Phase 1 Clinic Trial Patient

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Clues to Cancer: What is learned during clinical trials and how patients benefit
The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

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