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New Drugs Stir Debate on Rules of Clinical Trials

Posted on Sep 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

  Monica Almeida/The New York Times, left Two Cousins, Two Paths Thomas McLaughlin, left, was given a promising experimental drug to treat his lethal skin cancer in a medical trial; Brandon Ryan had to go without it. By AMY HARMON Monica Almeida/The New York Times Thomas McLaughlin received an experimental melanoma drug but thought his cousin Brandon more deserving of the treatment. And when, last year, each learned that a lethal skin cancer called melanoma was spreading rapidly through his body, the young men found themselves with the shared chance of benefiting from a recent medical...

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