ASCO20: The cost of clinical trial participation, an interview with Cristina Merkhofer

Written by Cristina Merkhofer (University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; WA, USA)

Please introduce yourself, your research background and current research interests. My name is Cristina Merkhofer and I am a Senior Hematology-Oncology fellow at the University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington (WA, USA). My primary research interests are in lung cancer and researching cancer outcomes in relation to some of the new therapeutic regimens that are coming out, as well as looking at the value of clinical trials. What are the current challenges that need to be addressed in clinical trial participation? I think there are a few—I think one of the biggest issues that we have...

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