General
Clinical trial halts as two patients die from cerebral edema, FDA to answer questions
 

Clinical trial halts as two patients die from cerebral edema, FDA to answer questions

Shared by:

 
Two deaths have halted a clinical trial that explores a new way to treat cancer. The FDA is expected to face added pressure for allowing the trial to continue just days after it was first halted.
 
today.mims.com
 
28 Nov 2016 - General
 
This sounds very controversial because there is an issue on transparency on allowing clinical trials to resume. I hope that in the next few days, the US FDA can provide a detailed account on how they conduct their reviews, from which they base their ...
 (Total 123 words)
Ohh, very sad to listen the death of two patients who have halted a new clinical trial that explores a new approach for the treatment of cancer. The reason for deaths during company’s experimental therapy was brain swelling and it was the second fata...
 (Total 113 words)
Earlier this year, three cancer patients died earlier this year while on an experimental therapy, the Food and Drug Administration promptly halted the clinical trial. A few days later, the hold was lifted so fast that it stunned the world of drug dev...
 (Total 43 words)
The death of two patients has halted a clinical trial that explores a new approach to treating cancer. They died following severe brain swelling, according to Juno Therapeutics. It is the second time the company's experimental therapy has been ti...
 (Total 48 words)