Recruiting Patients for Cancer Clinical Trials

Clinical trials drive medical advancement, but cancer clinical trials seldom meet their goals in recruiting patients. Experts discuss causes, consequences, and actions being taken to meet needs.

18-51 Segment 1: Amnesia

It's a rare thing for people to lose their memory of past events. An expert discusses why doctors believe it may occur, and a woman to whom it happened recounts her experience.  

17-35 Segment 1: Diagnostic Mistakes

A noted expert discusses why medical mistakes happen, and what doctors and patients can do to make them less frequent.

17-24 Segment 2: The Sense of Touch

A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch and what can happen when it's not working as it should

16-41 Segment 2: Tickling

Tickling is a unique application of the sense of touch that surprisingly has developmental and cultural importance.

15-08 Story 2: The Sense of Touch

  Synopsis: The sense of touch is often taken lightly, yet it conveys more emotion than any other sense because it literally has a separate emotional wiring system. A neuroscientist explains the sense of touch, how it works, the power it has over everyday decisions, and what can happen when it's not working as it … Continue reading 15-08 Story 2: The Sense of Touch