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Any of several methods used by the FDA to make experimental treatments available to patients who have failed conventional treatments and are not participating in formal clinical trials.
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Industry-sponsored, expanded access trial
enrollment, by phase
The protocol for the expanded access trial
of Synovir is complementary to Celgene's placebo-controlled HIV wasting trial and provides patients who fail to meet admission criteria of that study access to the drug.
FDA approved a request to recover costs of providing its experimental thalidomide drug (Synovir(TM)) to AIDS patients eligible for entry into the company's expanded access trial
for cachexia, a severe wasting condition.
These data are consistent with the experience in the Bevacizumab Expanded Access Trial
(BEAT)  and with data from the MD Anderson Cancer Center presented by Kesmodel in 2007 .
By comparison, patient enrollment consumes a much smaller slice of expanded access trial