Clinical Trials in the Community Play Critical Role in Cancer Cure

October 31, 2018
James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO

James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO, discusses the importance of clinical trials in the community.

James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO, founder of Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois and former President of ACCC, discusses the importance of clinical trials in the community.

Wade says that in the 1980s, researchers believed they only needed the right drug to have a cure for cancer. In the 1990s, the focus was on finding the right dose. Theories like these, bone marrow transplant, and monoclonal antibodies have come and gone, Wade notes.