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Discussions About Clinical Trials Among Patients With Newly Diagnosed Lung and Colorectal Cancer

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

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Source Name: Journal of the National Cancer Institute


Kenneth L. Kehl, Neeraj K. Arora, Deborah Schrag, John Z. Ayanian, Steven B. Clauser, Carrie N. Klabunde, Katherine L. Kahn, Robert H. Fletcher and Nancy L. Keating

It seems that patients with lung or colorectal cancer have poor enrollment in clinical trials, according to the recent multiregional survey carried out by the authors in a cohort of 8778 patients three to six months after diagnosis. Only 14% of patients have discussed their participation in clinical trials.

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