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Controversial News - Canadian patients to U.S. for "liberation" trial
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff posted:
I noticed this news report and wanted to pass along -

Saskatchewan MS Patients to U.S. for "Liberation" Trial

Of interest, Saskatchewan, population of slightly more than one million, has an estimated 3,500 residents with MS. Canada's rate of MS is among the highest in the world.

Of controversy, the trial. Perhaps this large, expensive study/trial will answer the CCSVI controversy.

Graceonline responded:
Dear Elizabeth

As I understand it will be costing 2.2 million and their will be 86 subjects (half being placebo). One would certainly hope it will yield some results!

Do you ever get the feeling that regardless of the illness or disease, it is always a little like a lottery when it comes to advances in therapies/treatment?


Graceonline replied to Graceonline's response:
correction - potentially 5 million!

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