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Friday, February 27, 2015

5 Myths About Clinical Trials that Just Won't Go Away


In December, I traveled to Washington, D.C., and had a pleasant visit with a friend I hadn’t seen in several months. I drank a lemonade while we filled each other in on the latest news, hair styles, and our holiday festivities. Between sips I gave her my arm. She took my blood, and then injected me with an experimental cancer vaccine. [Record scratch.]
Okay, so the friend was a research nurse, and our meeting place was Sibley Memorial Hospital, where I’m participating in an immunotherapy clinical trial for a vaccine to prevent my breast cancer from recurring.
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