Can I Participate in a MBC Clinical Trial if I Have Other Health Conditions? - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

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“Comorbidities” are other medical or health conditions you have in addition to cancer, such as high blood pressure or diabetes. Many clinical trials exclude people with certain health conditions other than the condition being studied in the trial. If you have another health condition and are considering participating in a MBC clinical trial, you can contact the research site to ask if you can participate.

Efforts are underway to safely include people with comorbidities in cancer clinical trials so that trials represent all people, with and without comorbidities, who will eventually receive the drugs studied in the trials.

Click the links below to learn more about how comorbidities affect clinical trial participation and efforts to include more people with comorbidities in cancer clinical trials.

Comorbidities and Cancer Clinical Trials
Increasing Participation of People with Comorbidities in Cancer Clinical Trials
MBC Clinical Trials on Metastatic Trial Search

 

Last Modified on May 1, 2023

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