Benefits of partaking in clinical trials

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Published: 15 Nov 2012
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Lt. Col. David Hamilton - Lord Kitchener National Memorial Fund and NHS National Cancer Peer Review, UK

Lt. Col. David Hamilton speaks to about his experiences taking part in clinical trials and explains why this is a valuable way that cancer patients can contribute the development of cancer care. Following treatment for throat cancer, Lt. Col. Hamilton entered a trial assessing the use of acupuncture to restore the function of saliva glands and has also been involved in various cancer charities, patient liaison groups and committees.