The British Broadcasting System (BBC) has created a documentary, “The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital” which revisits the events that resulted in the harmful effects of the infamous “Elephant Man” trial, which will air on February 21. In March 2006, eight young men, healthy volunteers in London signed up for a Phase 1 trial which was designed to manipulate the immune system with the hope that it would revolutionize cancer treatment. The trial resulted in the young men fighting for their lives. A subsequent government investigation resulted in 21 recommendations to improve the safety of first-in-man trials. (Daily