Expanded access trial

What is Expanded access trial?

Expanded access trial meaning A way to provide an investigational therapy to a patient who is not eligible to receive that therapy in a clinical trial, but who has a serious or life-threatening illness for which other treatments are not available. Expanded access allows a patient to receive promising but not yet fully studied or approved cancer therapies when no other treatment option exists.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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