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Does pharma hide clinical trial outcomes that are bad?

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Dr. James Gulley
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually not

Almost all clinical trials have to be reported.
In order to strengthen this a regulation that recently went into effect requires anyone doing clinical trials that are phase 2 or above to report all outcomes on clinical trials.Gov. Here is link with a bit more information: http://prsinfo.Clinicaltrials.Gov/fdaaa.Html.

In brief: Usually not

Almost all clinical trials have to be reported.
In order to strengthen this a regulation that recently went into effect requires anyone doing clinical trials that are phase 2 or above to report all outcomes on clinical trials.Gov. Here is link with a bit more information: http://prsinfo.Clinicaltrials.Gov/fdaaa.Html.
Dr. James Gulley
Dr. James Gulley
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Dr. Weili Sun
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually not

All the clinical trials are registered with cliniccaltrial.
Gov, and monitored by irb (institutional review board). The patient safety data are mandatory in all the trial protocol. It is very difficulty to hide any safety data. If any issue comeout, the trial can be terminated early. However, keep in mind the results of most clinical trial are negative.

In brief: Usually not

All the clinical trials are registered with cliniccaltrial.
Gov, and monitored by irb (institutional review board). The patient safety data are mandatory in all the trial protocol. It is very difficulty to hide any safety data. If any issue comeout, the trial can be terminated early. However, keep in mind the results of most clinical trial are negative.
Dr. Weili Sun
Dr. Weili Sun
Thank
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