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Evidence to support 'breakthrough' drugs often very limited: study

(Reuters Health) - The 46 medicines given approval through 2017 as part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Breakthrough Therapy program have often been sent to patients without a large double-blind study, direct measurement of benefit, or comparison with a placebo or existing treatment, according to a new analysis by researchers at Yale University and the Yale School of Medicine.

Published on Oct 23, 2015

This clip features Professor Meredith Rosenthal, Dr. Aaron Kesselheim and Dr. Steven Pearson, who spoke during Drug Pricing: Public Health Implications on Friday, October 23, 2015. The event was presented in collaboration with Reuters and in association with Harvard Health Publications.



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