Clinical surgical trials need to be encouragedBMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h282 (Published 20 January 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h282
- Santhanam Sundar, consultant oncologist1
- 1Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
The problem is that not enough surgical trials are being attempted.1 In oncology, high quality evidence from a randomised controlled trial is mandatory before any new drug is licensed.2 All new drugs need to jump through many regulatory hoops before they can be licensed …
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