Tag: oncology

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Empowering Oncology Patients: Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Optimizing Study Outcomes

During the initial planning for clinical trial implementation, intense focus is placed on strategies for patient recruitment, while strategies for patient engagement and retention are often left until after the treatment phase. However, with many current protocol designs in oncology, trial endpoints require study participants to be followed for years to evaluate side effects and...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Opportunities Beyond Hope: Immuno-Oncology Drug Development

Introduction Over the past decade, immuno-oncology (IO) has become one of the most promising and fastest-growing areas of cancer research and drug development. Present-day advances in immuno-oncology can be attributed to an explosion of research in this area in recent years, leading to a paradigm shift in the understanding of cancer. Until the late 1990s...

Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities in Gynecologic Cancer Research

Despite the impact on women’s health worldwide, significant unmet needs exist in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Located in the female reproductive system, many have a reputation for being “silent,” as they are often detected in later stages when treatment options are limited. However, the recent introduction of novel medicines — targeted therapies...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Drug Development & Delivery: Navigating the Evolving Landscape of Rare Cancer Trials

Rare cancers account for 27% of all new cancer diagnoses in the US and 22% of all new cancer diagnoses in the EU. With the shift toward grouping cancer based on molecular subtypes rather than by location and tissue type, some common cancers are now categorized as groups of rare cancers. For example, melanoma as...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

PREMIER VOICES #15: Enhancing Clinical Trial Accessibility – Bringing Oncology Trials to Patients

Premier Research · Premier Voices #15: Bringing the Trial to the Patient In recent years, we have seen a shift toward decentralized and hybrid clinical studies that help bring clinical trials to patients and reduce the burden of study participation. COVID-19 accelerated this shift, increasing emphasis on patient access, safety, and engagement. Now, proactively incorporating...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Addressing the Challenges and Opportunities in Gynecologic Cancer Research

WebinarDecember 1511 AM EST Despite the impact on women’s health worldwide, significant unmet needs exist in the diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers. Located in the female reproductive system, many have a reputation for being “silent,” as they are often detected in later stages when treatment options are limited. However, the recent introduction of novel...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Empowering Oncology Patients to Maximize Study Outcomes: Strategies and Considerations for Sponsors

TORONTO (PRWEB) OCTOBER 27, 2021 — Patient recruitment comprises one of the most significant initial challenges in any oncology study but engaging and retaining these patients throughout the clinical trial can ultimately be the challenge requiring the most upfront planning and coordination. However, during initial planning, the focus is usually placed predominately on recruitment and not...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Phase 1 Trials: Strategies for Site Selection and Dose-Escalation

Introduction Designing and executing an effective Phase 1 trial for a novel investigational oncology product can be challenging. Every facet of the process, from site selection and recruitment rate analysis to trial design and start-up, is interconnected. A nuanced approach is important, and early, careful planning is critical. This white paper explores key considerations for...

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Build A Better Oncology Patient Experience: Supporting Participants Throughout A Study

Patient recruitment comprises one of the most significant initial challenges in any oncology study, but engaging and retaining patients throughout the trial can prove to be the challenge requiring the most up-front planning and coordination. However, during the initial planning stages of clinical trial implementation, the intensity of focus is usually placed predominately on speedy...