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Is Clinical Trial Participation Parallel to the Pace of Drug Development?

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And most clinical trials in order to produce a reliable result are going to require a minimum of 50 to 100 patients.  Some require many hundreds of patients or even many thousands of patients depending on the question being asked.  So you can see if people are not participating it's going to take long time to get those answers. 

Right.  In my case, I was in a trial related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia, three-drug combination, and I received that in a Phase II trial 10 years before that was approved.  So it was a long time.

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