Oncologists enrolling children in early-phase clinical trials face hurdles to obtaining informed consent because parents may have unrealistic hopes and are willing to “try anything”, an Australian study shows. Almost one third of children and adolescents with cancer do not respond to standard therapies and will usually be offered a place in an early-phase clinical ...
Informed consent a challenge for early‐phase trials in paediatric oncology
By Tessa Hoffman
10 Oct 2018