Taking Action Against Breast Cancer

Linda Hurtado: Taking Action



Mom fought for experimental drug to make it to Mother's DayCompassionate Care and Investigational Drugs
How to apply for an investigational drug that hasn’t been approved by the FDA

Find a drug being tested in a clinical trial for your type cancer:  www.clinicaltrials.gov

The American Cancer Society step by step:http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentandSideEffects/ClinicalTrials/compassionate-drug-use

Watch Darlene’s YouTube plea to the FDA:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RC5v_b2RZ-w&feature=youtu.be

Application for your physician to apply for use of experimental drug:

http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DevelopmentApprovalProcess/HowDrugsareDevelopedandApproved/ApprovalApplications/InvestigationalNewDrugINDApplication/ 

The story I did as we found out our efforts had worked and Darlene would get the drug:

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