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Disproportionate representations for participation in cancer trials

Data has shown that there is disproportionate participation in cancer research trials across age, race and sex. It was found that racial and ethnic minorities, the elderly and women were less likely to participate. This could conceivably have some impact on the results of the trials.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Yale University

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About: Disproportionate representations for participation in cancer trials

Date: 8 June 2004

Source: Yale University

Author: Karen N. Peart

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=9285

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