The culture of faith and hope: Patients' justifications for their high estimations of expected therapeutic benefit when enrolling in early phase oncology trials Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Attitude to Health
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Neoplasms
  • Therapeutic Misconception

abstract

  • Expressions of high expected therapeutic benefit had little to do with reporting knowledge and more to do with expressing optimism. These results have implications for understanding how to obtain valid consent from participants in early phase clinical trials.

publication date

  • August 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3644988

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.25201

PubMed ID

  • 20564120

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 3702

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 116

number

  • 15