Cancer Clinical Trials Test Immunotherapy in OKC

Cancer Clinical Trials Test Immunotherapy in OKC

Therapies that use the immune system to kill cancer have produced exciting results, but they still fail for more than half of patients. Researchers at Stephenson Cancer Center are trying to improve the odds through clinical trials testing new drugs and combinations, as well as figuring out why some patients benefit. Drugs normally go through three phases of trials before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers approving them. Phase 1 trials test if a drug or combination is safe. Later trials determine whether patients getting a drug in addition to standard care do better than those just getting the...

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