ABSTRACT: Study of the Media's Potential Influence on Prospective
Research Participants' Understanding of and Motivations for Participation
in a High-Profile Phase I Trial
PURPOSE: To describe prospective participants' initial source
of information about, understanding of, and motivation to participate
in a phase I clinical trial of the antiangiogenesis agent human
CONCLUSION: Media coverage prompted prospective participants to
contact their physicians but did not seem to hinder understanding
nor could it be shown to heighten their hope for personal benefit.
[09/13/2002; Journal of Clinical Oncology]
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Excerpt New York Times article,
August 13, 2006
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