Clinical trial

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  • The Alliance For Clinical Trials

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    The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology is a collaborative effort that is committed to developing and conducting clinical trials to reduce the impact of cancer in patients from all over the world. In recent years this group was formed by three different cooperative groups creating a strategic alliance by combining forces to provide the best services for customers. The customer base in this industry is patients diagnosed with cancer who are seeking cutting edge and experimental treatment options

  • Process Of A Clinical Trial

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    prepared to implement new techniques in the setting of a clinical trial, these new, sometimes invasive, protocols can seem daunting and scary to patients. To recruit subjects who will commit to a long-term study, it’s vital to take the time to discuss the details of the trial in order to appropriately manage the patient’s expectations. Starting Off Right Before the recruiting process begins, it’s important for the investigator to “buy in” to the clinical rationale and approach: he or she must feel confident

  • The Importance Of Post Clinical Trial Results In The European Clinical Trials Database

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    Background Information From 21 July 2014 it became compulsory to post clinical trial results in the European Clinical Trials Database (EudraCT) which is managed by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and it is essential for clinical study information to be made more reachable and accessible. By saying ‘Clinical Trial’ the agencies are referring to any trials on new drugs that are in preparation for a regulatory submission, drugs, devices or procedures on any medical interventions and any other investigations

  • Risks Associated With A Clinical Trial

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    subject perceives the risks associated with a clinical trial is a critical piece of informed consent and has been shown to impact patients’ willingness to participate in clinical research (Kim, Tanner, Friedman, Foster, & Bergeron, 2015; Monson, Parlour, Simcock, Fallowfield, & Jenkins, 2011). There are multiple items which can impact a patient’s perception of risk including disease state, gender, ethnicity, age, and factual and subjective knowledge of clinical research. The impact disease state has on

  • Clinical Trials And The Medical Field

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    Clinical trials are research processes that test the safety and effectiveness of various medical treatments using ethical means (“What are Clinical Trials”). They are performed to discover new, effective, and practical cures for many conditions including cancers. Whenever a new possible drug or potential cure is introduced into the medical field, it enters the clinical process in order to be analyzed and assessed for possible flaws and to maximize effectiveness. Clinical trials are essential to development

  • Animal Models And Clinical Trials

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    discusses the concerns of the fact that many drugs that are successful in animal trials are not successful in clinical trials, most specifically, drugs used in cancer treatments. Animal models have been an important factor in the testing of a new drug before it is used in clinical trials, but many drugs that are approved in animal models are not successful in human models. It has been shown that 85% of early clinical trials for novel drugs are not successful and from the remaining 15%, only half are

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Clinical Trials

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    Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. (NIH.gov, 2016). There are different types of clinical trials. - Natural history

  • The Total Number Of Clinical Trials

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    The total number of clinical trials in Portugal has recently experienced a reduction in a 12 13 worrying trend revealing a significant loss of competitiveness in this field. Between 2006 and 14 2012 the number of trials decreased by 26%, i.e. from 160 to 118 studies. The trough in these 16 numbers only arrived in 2011, when just 88 studies took place. This trend shall only either 17 18 prevent or hinder the achievement of social and/or political benefits, such as the improvement 19

  • Clinical Trial and Joint Venture

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    GENZYME/GELTEX PHARMACEUTICALS JOINT VENTURE In early 1997, Greg Phelps, EVP of Genzyme Corporation, met with members of a joint- venture negotiating team to develop proposed terms of a joint-venture agreement. The venture would combine capabilities of Genzyme and GelTex Pharmaceuticals to market GelTex’s first product, RenaGel. GelTex was an early-stage biotech research company with two products in its pipeline. GelTex had neither the capital nor the marketing organization to launch

  • The Clinical Trials For Alzheimer 's Disease

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    The clinical trial is considered to be the best and the only way to find better drugs, prevention, and even a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. Participants will try new treatments and answer whether they are effective and safe. The Alzheimer 's Association provides a clinical trial matching program, TrialMatch, to help Alzheimer’s patients find clinical trials that best fit them. Meanwhile, the association has been donating many promising research studies. Since people with Alzheimer’s have problems

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