During his regular physical exam, Marc was given a clean bill of health. Less than six months later, he was diagnosed with stage 4 squamous cell thymic carcinoma. Over the next five months, Marc underwent a series of aggressive chemotherapy treatments, but nothing seemed to work. His doctor recommended a promising investigational treatment, and Marc was one of the lucky few to be admitted into a clinical trial in Houston, Texas. But Marc’s luck came to a halt when the FDA suddenly refused to allow further access until the treatment receives final approval. Then Texas passed the Right to Try act allowing Marc to continue receiving the lifesaving treatment he so desperately needed.
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