BY William Wierda, M.D., Ph.D.

Because standard treatments have failed for so many patients, our goal at MD Anderson is to have a clinical trial available for everybody who walks through the door.

Whether they involve entirely new therapies or new combinations of approved drugs, clinical trials are intended to be an advance in medicine — to offer patients something better than what’s currently out there.

That’s why it’s so important to get an accurate...

Leukemia specialist William Wierda, M.D., Ph.D.