Patients Demand The ‘Right To Try’ Experimental Drugs, But Costs Can Be Steep

ALS patients and their families rallied for expanded access to experimental drugs in Washington, D.C. on May 11, 2015.

Terminally ill patients want easier access to candidate medicines still in the earliest stages of testing. While 33 states have passed laws to enable that, ethicists also warn of big risks.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Lina Clark)

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