Oncology & Hematology

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities in Gynecologic Cancer Research

Gynecologic cancers continue to be a significant cause of female morbidities and mortality worldwide. Significant unmet needs exist in diagnosis and treatment. These cancers are often detected at later stages when therapeutic options are limited, and advanced or recurrent disease leads to a poor prognosis. Earlier diagnosis and more effective treatments will enhance the quality...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

India Webinar: Considerations to Improve Patient Outcomes in Early Drug Development

Every drug development program must begin with an understanding of how the relevant key stakeholders factor into the development process. It’s not just a matter of courtesy; a comprehensive examination of the roles played by all participants has the potential to produce faster and more concrete results, leading to improved patient outcomes. Topics in this...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

PM360 | New Developments in Gynecological Cancer Research

Substantial unmet needs exist in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Often, these tumors are detected in later stages when treatment options are limited, and prognosis is poor. However, the gynecologic cancer space is on the cusp of change. The recent introduction of novel medicines, namely targeted therapies, has improved patient care and outcome....

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Maximizing Oncology Study Outcomes: Overcoming Enrollment Challenges in a Phase 2 Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial

Prostate cancer (PC) is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers overall and the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men. The 2018 global estimate of new PC cases exceeded 1.2 million, and more than 350,000 men died from the disease worldwide.1 Over the last decade the emergence of new treatments, combined with better use of...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Premier Insight 281: Overcoming Enrollment Challenges in a Phase 2 Prostate Cancer Clinical Trial

Background Prostate cancer (PC) is among the most commonly diagnosed cancers overall, and the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men. The 2018 global estimate of new PC cases exceeded 1.2 million with more than 350,000 deaths worldwide.  Over the last decade, new treatments combined with better use of existing therapies in early-stage disease have transformed...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Pharmaceutical Commerce: Empowering Patients in Oncology Trials

Patient engagement is critical to the success of oncology clinical trials, many of which have endpoints that require study participants to be followed for many years to evaluate side effects and long-term survival data. And yet, sponsors often postpone careful consideration of strategies for patient engagement and retention until after the treatment phase of their...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

The Role of Maintenance Therapy in Gynecologic Cancer Treatment

Advanced ovarian and endometrial carcinomas present the greatest challenge in treating gynecologic cancer and, among the five types of female cancers, are responsible for the most U.S. deaths annually.1 With a combination of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation; patients can go into remission, but the majority will have a recurrence after several months or years. There...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Challenges and Opportunities in Gynecologic Cancer Research: Excerpts from a Round Table Discussion

Gynecologic cancers are comprised of five major types: ovarian, uterine, cervical, vaginal, and vulvar. All women are at risk for these, and risk increases with age. Specific risk factors include a family history, human papillomavirus (HPV) infections (cervical cancer), genetic mutations such as BRCA1 and BRCA2 (ovarian cancer or OC), and hormone replacement therapy. Early...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Empowering Oncology Patients to Maximize Study Outcomes (Australia)

March 3, 2022 | 2:00pm AEDT Patient recruitment comprises one of the most significant initial challenges in any oncology study but engaging and retaining these patients throughout the trial can ultimately be the challenge requiring the most upfront planning and coordination. However, during the initial planning stages of clinical trial implementation, the focus is usually...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Considerations to Improve Patient Outcomes in Early Drug Development

Every drug development program must begin with an understanding of how the relevant key stakeholders factor into the development process. It’s not just a matter of courtesy; a comprehensive examination of the roles played by all participants has the potential to produce faster and more concrete results, leading to improved patient outcomes. Topics in this...