Expert Video - How long will a lung cancer clinical trial typically last?
Cancer specialist Manish Patel, DO, explains how long clinical trials for lung cancer may last. A lung cancer trial may end for various reasons, including not working for a specific person, problems with safety, or more effective lung cancer treatments being available. Some lung cancer clinical trials last a set amount of time. Dr. Patel discusses what clinical trial monitors, or lung cancer "study monitors," do and how researchers keep lung cancer trialssafe and effective.
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