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Old 06-20-2019, 05:25 PM
naita is offline
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Originally Posted by SlackerInc View Post
ETA: Still, if the drug has been very promising in animal studies and simulations, the actual "best chance for survival" would be to be in the test group and not the control group. (Like, if you were an administrator and had the power to interfere, you'd be tempted to move someone you cared about from the control group to the test group.)
I think you vastly underestimate how high the frequency of failure is in human trials for drugs that did great in animal studies.