expanded access

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expanded access

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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These data are consistent with the experience in the Bevacizumab Expanded Access Trial (BEAT) [2] and with data from the MD Anderson Cancer Center presented by Kesmodel in 2007 [3].
By comparison, patient enrollment consumes a much smaller slice of expanded access trial timelines.
Increasing innovation and evolution of treatment is predicted to contribute towards growth of the expanded access trials segment.
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