One Woman's Experience As A Clinical Trial 'Lab Rat'

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Read Mary Elizabeth Williams' Salon.com piece "My Life as a Lab Rat" and an update on her results after three months.

A year after recovering from malignant melanoma, Salon.com writer Mary Elizabeth Williams found out it had returned in the form of metastatic, Stage 4 cancer. In October 2011, she started a clinical trial for a new melanoma drug. Halfway through the trial, she discusses her "life as a lab rat."

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