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A Guide to the ‘Right to Try' Debate

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The proposed law would make it easier for terminally ill patients to get access to experimental drugs.
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Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

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Supporters of the measure argued that people had a right to try experimental procedures, while critics said giving people access to untested drugs was dangerous.
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Congress Approves Bill Giving Patients a ‘Right to Try' Experimental Drugs

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The House passed a bill that would, in effect, allow patients to bypass the Food and Drug Administration and obtain an “investigational drug.” The Senate approved the same bill in August.
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Congress Gives Dying Patients Easier Access to Unproven Drugs

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Terminally ill patients would get access to experimental drugs even without the FDA's permission under a measure approved by Congress.
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Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

Congress OKs letting terminal patients try unapproved drugs

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The bill would help people with deadly diseases try experimental treatments.
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