Expert Video - Why are Native Americans underrepresented in clinical trials?
Dr. Lacey Running Hawk, a family physician from the Standing Rock Lakota people, discusses why Native Americans are not well-represented in lung cancer clinical trials. She describes Native people used as medical test subjects, reform of clinical trials, informed consent and access for Native people, and tailoring lung cancer treatments to the Native community.
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