BETHESDA, Md--Acting NCI Director Edward Sondik announced that
the institute is committed to increasing participation of minorities
in clinical trials. However, cancer researchers have had only
limited success in this effort, he said.
Dr. Sondik's remarks were made at a meeting of a new coalition,
the Intercultural Cancer Council, sponsored by Baylor College
of Medicine, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, M.D.
Anderson Cancer Center, Howard University Hospital, the American
Cancer Society, and Kellogg Company.