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Expanded clinical trial inclusion criteria would double the percentage of patients eligible to enrol in clinical trials

31st May - 4th Jun 2019

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Published: 03.06.19
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Dr R. Donald Harvey - Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Druid Hills, Georgia

Dr R. Donald Harvey presents results at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting from a study looking at using ASCO’s CancerLinQ database to look expanding clinical trial inclusion criteria.

Researchers looked at 10,500 health records of advanced non-small cell lung cancer and compared the traditional criteria with the proposed new criteria from ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research.

With the traditional criteria applied 47.7% of patients would not meet trial eligibility however if the expanded criteria were adopted, only 1.5% of patients would not meet eligibility criteria.

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