Equalizing Access to Clinical Trials

Equalizing Access to Clinical Trials

November 2020

Typically underserved groups are underrepresented in therapeutic clinical trials—so the findings may be less applicable for them. Sean Hennessy, PharmD, PhD, describes how experimental treatment has benefited his wife and argues Congress must pass the Clinical Treatment Act.

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