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Comment & Response
April 1, 2021

Patient Willingness to Enroll in Cancer Clinical Trials When Sites Return to Prepandemic Status

Author Affiliations
  • 1Drug Development Department (DITEP), Gustave Roussy–Cancer Campus, Villejuif, France
  • 2Université Paris Sud, Université Paris, Saclay, France
  • 3Medical Oncology Department, Gustave Roussy–Cancer Campus, Villejuif, France
  • 4Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, INSERM, CRCM, Marseille, France
JAMA Oncol. 2021;7(6):939-940. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2021.0376

To the Editor In their Research Letter published in JAMA Oncology, Fleury et al1 suggest that patients with cancer will be less likely to consider trial participation even when sites return to prepandemic status. Nevertheless, we would like to point out that this conclusion should be interpreted cautiously because this study has several limitations, and mechanistic factors to support these findings are missing.

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