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NCI Committed to Increasing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

NCI Committed to Increasing Minority Participation in Clinical Trials

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.

 
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