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Are clinical trials available to treat rhabdomyosarcoma?

There are several clinical trials being done to test new treatments for rhabdomyosarcoma. Clinical trials are research studies in which volunteers are given new cancer treatments and doctors study their effects. The effectiveness of the treatments in clinical trials is not proven, and there are some definite risks of participating in clinical trials. However, many of these new treatments may be helpful for children with rhabdomyosarcoma. Talk with your doctor to decide whether your child should participate in a clinical trial.

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