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Barriers to recruitment in cancer trials: no longer medical oncologists’ attitudes

Rachel F Dear, Alexandra L Barratt and Martin H N Tattersall
Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 112-113. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10895
Published online: 6 February 2012

To the Editor: Participation by patients in cancer clinical trials is low. Doctors’ reluctance to participate in clinical trials has been reported as a key barrier to recruitment.1

  • Rachel F Dear1
  • Alexandra L Barratt2
  • Martin H N Tattersall1

  • 1 Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.

Correspondence: rachel.dear@sydney.edu.au

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