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Age Cutoffs in Oncology Trials Have Unintended Consequences

July 1, 2014 | A study published in this month's Lancet Oncology reveals that teenage cancer sufferers have fewer opportunities to enroll in clinical trials than children or adults, despite little scientific rationale for age cutoffs. Following the study, the charity Cancer Research UK has already announced that it will now require clinical trial sponsors to explain the need for age cutoffs if any are proposed. PharmaTimes


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