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RELIGION & ETHICS NEWSWEEKLY

Drugs of Last Resort

  • Aired: 08/01/2014
  • 08:04
  • Rating: NR
"I’ve seen it more than once where it’s the family members simply can’t let go or decide we can leave no stone unturned," says Richard Klein of the FDA patient liaison program, "whether or not it’s what the patient really wants." But do families and patients have a right to try unapproved drugs without going through the FDA?
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Do patients have the right to try experimental drugs before they are approved by the FDA?
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