1:36 PM
Mar 12, 2018
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

House to vote Tuesday on right-to-try bill

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on its right-to-try legislation, a revised version of a bill passed by the Senate in August 2017. Both bills seek to authorize using investigational treatments for terminally ill patients (see BioCentury Extra, Aug. 3, 2017).

The House's bill narrows the scope to patients with a "stage of a disease or condition in which there is a reasonable likelihood that death will occur in a matter of months," adopting language FDA Commissioner Scott...

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