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Reasons given by patients for participating, or not, in Phase 1 cancer trials.

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BACKGROUND: Communication with patients contemplating Phase 1 cancer trial participation can be challenging. Controversy exists as to whether they are provided with sufficient information to give genuinely informed consent. We present data examining the reasons patients gave for trial entry. METHOD: Following discussions with oncologists about Phase 1 trials, participants completed a 19-item study specific 'accept or decline measure' exploring hope, expectations of benefit, altruism, concern...

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10.1016/j.ejca.2011.02.020

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Langridge, C More by this author
Fallowfield, L More by this author
Talbot, DC More by this author
Jenkins, V More by this author
Journal:
European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990)
Volume:
47
Issue:
10
Pages:
1490-1497
Publication date:
2011-07-05
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EISSN:
1879-0852
ISSN:
0959-8049
URN:
uuid:3ba2f926-7d3b-4d0f-bd8b-8ea2d09b41aa
Source identifiers:
179153
Local pid:
pubs:179153

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