Expanding Clinical Trials

Cancer Research Ideas - Expanding Clinical Trials (Archived)

Cancer clinical trials continue to be the gold standard by which new preventive, treatment, supportive care, and other interventions are tested and compared with existing interventions. New clinical trial designs are emerging with the recognition that a single cancer type may consist of many different molecular subtypes and that a given molecular alteration may drive many different types of cancer. At the same time, it is important that more patients have the opportunity to enroll in trials, to ensure that the results of trials are as broadly applicable as possible and that answers are obtained as quickly as possible.

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Vegan diets

"Stop Feeding your Cancer" is about patients with brain tumors and some other advanced cancers and how their tumors stabilized and even shrunk on Ornish type diet. T Colin Campbell's work indicates even further benefits from a vegan diet.

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A Dietary Change

Many prominent scientists believe that a plant based diet, rather than a traditional Western diet, has extensive health benefits. It is time that such a study is undertaken.

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