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Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Wed, 2015-10-14 14:20

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

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How to make preclinical animal research more effective

Researchers compile systematic list of recommendations for investigational-drug studies
Wed, 2013-07-24 12:03

Only 11% of drugs that enter clinical trials in humans are ultimately found safe and effective enough to receive regulatory approval.

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