Working In Oncology
Working In Oncology

Episode · 2 months ago

Clinical Trials and the Patient Experience with Thomas Marron


People who participate in clinical trials will joke that they’re a human guinea pig — but they aren’t. They’re receiving excellent care as well as furthering knowledge that will save future lives. 

But what about placebos? 

In this episode, we interview Thomas Marron, Director, Early Phase Trials Unit at Tisch Cancer Institute, about the patient experience for clinical trials for cancer.

Tom shared :

-There are nearly 5,000 different agents in development in the cancer space

-Two new areas taking over the treatment paradigm

-What the 3 phases of clinical trials focus on

-Informed consent, placebos, and collecting samples

-The next 20 years in oncology 

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