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Clinical Trials

  1. Advanced/Metastatic PDAC Phase III Trials Summary

    Update: My blog posting has an updated results table here.

    Metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients (PDAC) don't have a lot of good options. Here, I summarize the completed phase III trials for metastatic patients, outlining the basic survival statistics. The trial name is a link to the full-text trial results, except the NAPOLI-1 trial that hasn't fully published yet.

    The blog hosting software for this site is limiting me to 10K characters, so I am posting a full ...

    Updated 07-03-2015 at 04:33 PM by ddessert

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  2. Searching for Clinical Trial Results [google scholar]

    It can be hard to find information about drugs we might want to use and how they performed in clinical trials. Google Scholar is one of my first lines of search.

    I've found that adding the search string:
    median "95% CI"

    (including the double-quotes around 95% CI) to my drug queries help limit the returned hits to useful papers. So, a search for papers containing results using the drug Abraxane might be:
    Abraxane "clinical trial" median ...

    Updated 06-02-2015 at 04:58 PM by ddessert

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