Expert Video - What are the risks of being in a melanoma clinical trial?
Do melanoma clinical trials have risks? Melanoma expert Dr. Sapna Patel discusses possible risks of clinical trial participation, which may include unwanted side effects or not getting the results you hoped for. Dr. Patel also discusses clinical trial alternatives, what to ask if the melanoma treatment works or does not work, how you may be assigned to a trial group, as well as your right to leave the clinical trial at any time.
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This educational activity has been developed by the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF), and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Foundation Medicine, Genentech, Iovance Biotherapeutics, Merck, Natera, and Novartis.
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