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Clinical Trial Explores Azithromycin, Hydroxychloroquine Combo as COVID-19 Treatment

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey has announced that they will be offering a clinical trial exploring whether azithromycin (Zithromax) combined with hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) is better than hydroxychloroquine alone as a potential treatment for patients diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).1

The trial is being offered at Rutgers Cancer Institute, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, and University Hospital in Newark. Additionally, the trial is not limited to patients with cancer. 

“Whiles some practitioners across the state have been offering this type of treatment for some individualized cases, it is imperative that a controlled clinical trial with a large patient population take place in order to ensure the integrity of the results being gathered,” Rutgers Cancer Institute Director Steven K. Libutti, MD, FACS, who is also senior vice…

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