Cancer clinical trials

Pau Donés
Cancer clinical trials
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Pau Donés’s battle, promoting cancer research, goes on a year after his death

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide and whose incidence continues to increase. By 2040, it is expected to affect 30.2 million people1. According to data from the World Health Organization, almost 10 million people died due to cancer in 20202. These numbers

10 aspectos relevantes acerca de la participación en un ensayo clínico oncológico
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10 points on enrolling in an oncological clinical trial

May 20th is International Clinical Trial Day, but most people are still unaware of their importance within our healthcare system. A clinical trial is a study conducted in people to determine the efficacy and safety of a new drug or treatment. They are the primary

Los beneficios de participar en un ensayo clínico
Cancer clinical trials
Raquel Moga

Benefits of enrolling in a clinical trial

It is always up to the patient to decide whether to enroll in a clinical trial. Patients always have the right to know all the information about the treatment they are going to undergo, and they also have the right to leave the trial at

Los ensayos clínicos oncológicos
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Oncology clinical trials

Clinical trials are research studies conducted in people to learn how a new treatment for a disease works, in a safe and controlled environment. Trials help to determine the efficacy of the treatment, to define which dose provides the maximum benefit to the patient and

Mitos y verdades acerca de los ensayos clínicos
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Myths and truths about clinical trials

Clinical trials are secret. Myth  All clinical trials being conducted in a country have been approved by regulatory authorities, and the documentation is available to the public. Once the trial is completed, its final results are published in scientific journals that can be read by anyone. In addition, patients

James Lind y el escorbuto
Cancer clinical trials
Raquel Moga

Clinical trials history

The first clinical trial was conducted by the Scottish surgeon James Lind in the eighteenth century, when he tried to find a cure for scurvy. This disease was the worst enemy for fleets around the world, as everyone who embarked on a long journey at

El Consentiemiento Informado
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What is Informed Consent?

Informed Consent is a process by which a patient voluntarily confirms his/her decision to participate in a given trial after having been duly informed of all aspects of the trial that are relevant to his or her decision to participate. Informed Consent is documented by means

Cancer clinical trials
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How to prepare for cancer treatment

How to prepare for cancer treatment once you’ve been diagnosed with cancer? You surely felt like you’d been kicked in the stomach. Having cancer changes everything, not just in your life but for everyone around you, whether close friends or family. Every one is different,

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