Key clinical point: A small survey has provided explanations as to why patients with gynecologic cancers don’t participate in clinical trials.
Major finding: Half of survey respondents with no history of trial participation (63/124) said their medical team never mentioned the possibility of a trial, and about 27% (34/124) said they were interested in trial participation but couldn’t enroll because of various barriers.
Study details: A 26-question survey completed by 189 survivors of gynecologic cancers, 124 (66%) of whom had never enrolled in a clinical trial.
Disclosures: The authors disclosed no conflicts of interest.
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