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Clinical Trials Part 1: Clinical Trial Basics

Jennifer Litton, MD talks about the basics of being involved in a clinical trial.
May 1, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Litton's research focuses on the genetics of breast cancer and how the genes of a breast cancer change at the molecular level. She has been principal investigator on a number of research projects and is a member of the Genetic/Familial High Risk Assessment: Breast and Ovarian guideline expert panel for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Litton discuss:

  • the phases of clinical trials and why each is important

  • the benefits and risks of being part of a clinical trial

  • how to withdraw from a clinical trial

  • how care works in a clinical trial

  • how to find clinical trials

About the guest
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Jennifer Litton, MD

Dr. Jennifer Litton is a board-certified medical oncologist and professor of breast medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she is also vice president of clinical research. She also is a member of the Breast Immuno-Oncology Task Force of the National Cancer Institute.

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:49 PM


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