A new mission

This year’s ASCO Annual Meeting was really something for me. This year, more than any of the other 15 or so ASCO Annual Meetings I have attended, the entire meeting felt like a statement on our industry’s relationship with cancer.
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3 Protocol Design Strategies to Enhance Patient Recruitment

How many of the clinical trials that your company has conducted have met the initial patient recruitment timelines? How often have you seen recruitment issues increase costs or cause delays in your company’s operational objectives? Nearly 80 percent of clinical trials experience delays or even early termination due to recruitment issues.
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Measuring the Health of CRO-Sponsor Relationships

As the majority of clinical trials involve external collaborations, healthy vendor relationships cannot be overemphasized. In parallel, the market for CROs (contract research organizations) continue to consolidate, and these businesses become as large or larger than the companies they serve.
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