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Giving hope: Right to Try signed into law


What does “right to try” mean? It refers to the ability of terminally ill patients, who after having exhausted all other options and who are unable to participate in a clinical trial involving certain drugs, to access experimental drugs or therapy. The Right to Try offers the freedom to access medicine that is still in the investigational phase.

Right to Try is very important to families when a relative is struggling with life-threatening illness. While the medicine, technology, and research available today is far and above anything that we have ever seen, too many individuals living w...

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