George Bakris

The Cancer Drug That Needs a Cuff

May 11, 2010

There’s no such thing as a perfect drug. Physicians know that for every treatment benefit a drug provides, there will also be side effects that must be taken into consideration. Ideally, these side effects can be controlled with careful dosing [Read more]

When Clinical Trials Go Too Well

April 19, 2010

Typically, when a clinical trial is stopped early, it’s bad news. The drug being tested may show unexpected side effects too harmful to continue, the trial may fall short of its patient recruitment goals, or the early results may reveal too [Read more]