Expert Video - What are the different types and phases of lung cancer clinical trials?
Manish Patel, DO, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota, explains interventional lung cancer clinical trials, which test new lung cancer treatments ("interventions"). He reviews phase 1 through 4 of clinical trials for lung cancer, from drug safety and effectiveness, to comparing a trial lung cancer treatment versus the current lung cancer standard of care. Dr. Patel also explains what happens after a new treatment developed in a lung cancer clinical trial is FDA approved.
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