Home-run trials for rare cancers: giving the right drug(s) to the right patients at the right time and in the right place

In oncology clinical trials, many patients spend their final months at a central clinical trial facility far from home for “mandatory” protocol visits/diagnostic testing. Studies suggest that the travel strain may be greatest among patients living in low‐income areas and/or participating in early-phase studies. In this regard, rare cancers constitute a special unmet need with limited therapeutic options and few trials.

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