1. In a typical drug trial, the manufacturer sends identical pills to patients, to be swallowed. In personalized therapies, patients’ blood samples may be collected, then re-engineered to fight cancer and sent back to the patients. 2. Clinical trials typically start recruiting patients at age 18, but there is a movement to bring young patients into trials. 3. As we pursue cures for rare cancers, studies are getting smaller… (POLITICO)