Clinical Trials for Cancer - Dr. Lippman

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Dr. Marc Lippman of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center presented "Why Clinical Trials Are Important to Everyone" at the 2011 WellBeingWell Conference in Miami.

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Clinical Trials for Cancer - Dr. Lippman

  1. 1. WHY CLINICAL TRIALS ARE IMPORTANT TO EVERYONE !<br />SYLVESTER WELLBEINGWELL<br />CONFERENCE<br />
  2. 2. WHAT IS A CLINICAL TRIAL?<br />HOW DO WE KNOW WHETHER A TREATMENT WORKS ?<br />WHAT IS A CLINICAL TRIAL?<br />HOW DOES IT DIFFER FROM AN EXTENSIVE CLINICAL EXPERIENCE ?<br />CAN WE QUANTIFY THE IMPACT OF CLINICAL TRIALS ON SURVIVAL ?<br />THE BREAST CANCER EXPERIENCE CONTRASTED WITH PROSTATE CANCER<br />
  3. 3. WHAT KINDS OF CLINICAL TRIALS ARE THERE ?<br />WHAT DOES PHASE I OR II OR III OR IV MEAN IN THE CONTEXT OF A CLINICAL TRIAL ?<br />
  4. 4. SOME EXAMPLES<br />ABMT FOR BREAST CANCER<br />
  5. 5. SOME EXAMPLES<br />HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY<br />
  6. 6. SOME EXAMPLES<br />PACLITAXEL [ TAXOL ]<br />
  7. 7. WHY DO YOU WANT TO GO TO AN INSTITUTION THAT DOES CLINICAL TRIALS ?<br />NEW DRUGS AND TREATMENTS<br />OVERSIGHT<br />GROUP PROCESS<br />PROOF THAT CARE IN CLINICAL TRIALS IS BETTER<br />

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