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From Patient to Activist and Researcher: Dr. Mary Kelly Shanahan Part 3

From Patient to Activist and Researcher: Dr. Mary Kelly Shanahan Part 3

Posted by on Apr 5, 2018 in Breast cancer | 5 comments

Dr. Kelly Shanahan is a doer.  As she wrote about her treatment for early stage breast cancer, “Even the four months of i.v. chemo needed because of one positive lymph node didn’t slow me down: I scheduled chemo for Thursdays, did surgery…on Fridays, threw up on Saturdays, ached from Neulasta® on Sundays, and was back in the office on...

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Right To Try: Needed Legislation or Snake Oil?

Right To Try: Needed Legislation or Snake Oil?

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 1 comment

Thirty-eight states in the US have passed “Right To Try” laws. These are laws that are created to give terminally ill patients who have run out of options access to experimental drugs that have not completed the FDA approval process.  There is an effort underway to pass this type of legislation on a federal level. On February 8, the #LCSM (Lung...

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Do You Understand Clinical Trials?

Do You Understand Clinical Trials?

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

In two previous posts, What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?  and What Do You Think? Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results, we learned your perceptions of clinical trials.  As a follow-up, we have a short, very useful explainer video produced by the European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI) describing some of the key features of...

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What Do You Think? Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results

What Do You Think?  Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results

Posted by on Nov 12, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

In June, we published a post  called What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?  The post included the results of several surveys about perceptions of clinical trials including the results of  a study conducted by MaPS/Millward Brown Analytic and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSKCC). Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results In our post...

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What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?

What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in Blog | 8 comments

Please take this short survey on Clinical Trials…then read on! Surveys on Perceptions of Clinical Trials If you are like most people, you may not have a very positive opinion of clinical trials.  At least that is what a recent survey conducted by MaPS/Millward Brown Analytic and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSKCC) suggests.  Only 40% of those...

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