Why Are Clinical Trials Important?Video Categories: 2018 AONN Midyear and Video Library
Dr Andrey Antov believes it’s important for patients to participate in clinical trials for a multitude of reasons, as clinical trials can benefit both the patient and the healthcare system as a whole.
In this third WCMC clinical commentary entitled, Basal Cell Carcinoma Case Studies in Hedgehog Pathway Inhibition Radiation, Joel Claveau, MD, CSPQ, FRCPC; Dirk Schadendorf, MD; Nicole Basset-Seguin, MD, PhD and Aleksandar Sekulic, MD, PhD discuss different case studies where patients were successfully treated by Hedgehog Pathway Inhibitors.
Dr. Stainthorpe explains that when it comes to bringing personalized medicines to fruition, the challenge is the same worldwide. It is an effort that requires better understanding of disease pathways and markers as well as improved diagnostics.