In Clinical Trials, Minorities More Likely to Feel Like Guinea Pigs

Jul 13, 2014
Originally published on July 14, 2014 6:18 pm

Dr. Charles Wood, now a radiation oncologist at the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, thought he was communicating well with all his patients while in training in Philadelphia a decade ago. But he found that twice as many non-white than white patients there believed they'd been treated in a clinical trial unknowingly.

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