The 1993 NIH Revitalization Act sought to encourage more diverse federally funded clinical studies. But, a team of researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and elsewhere reports in PLOS Medicine this week that less than 2 percent of the more than 10,000 National Cancer Institute-funded clinical trials met the goals for the inclusion of minorities.

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