An expert describes what an interventional clinical trial is.
BY William P. Harris, M.D.
PUBLISHED December 07, 2018
William P. Harris, M.D., associate professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Washington Medical Center and associate member of the Clinical Research Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, explains the basics of clinical trials.
Harris mainly works in interventional clinical trials, which compare a new drug or treatment (such as surgery or radiation) to current standard of care to see which one produces better outcomes.