Study Conduct

Evolution Research Group acquires Endeavor Clinical Trials

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Evolution Research Group (ERG) announced the acquisition of Endeavor Clinical Trials (ECT) of San Antonio, Texas, following their tenure as an ERG affiliate network member. ECT has over 20 years of experience conducting over 185 clinical trials, specializing in post-operative pain, neuropathic pain, podiatry, and vaccine research, among others. Endeavor Clinical Trials has a dual model approach to inpatient clinical research including access to hospital beds at prestigious local hospitals and surgical centers, as well as their newly opened, dedicated six bed in-patient (IP) unit.

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Survey: Discussions about clinical trials should be part of standard of care

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

An overwhelming majority of Americans (86%) agree that healthcare professionals should discuss clinical trials with patients diagnosed with a disease as part of their standard of care, according to a new national public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America. And three-quarters of respondents (75%) agree that taking part in clinical trials is as valuable to our health care system as giving blood. But Americans are split on whether it’s important for everyone to take part in a clinical trial if they are asked—44% agree while 45% disagree and 12% are not sure. A higher percentage (74%) said they would participate if they are asked by someone they trust.

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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation launches IBD Clinical Trials Community

Monday, July 24, 2017

Clinical trial recruitment is a challenging step toward FDA approval of new treatments for patients across all disease states; this is especially true for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation launched a dedicated Clinical Trials Community for IBD. The Community is designed to educate patients, caregivers, and healthcare providers about the clinical trial process, its value, and how to address barriers that exist in enrollment.

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TrialScope expands languages in trial results portal

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

TrialScope, a global leader in patient-centric clinical trial transparency and compliance solutions, announced that the Trial Results Summaries Portal now supports trial summaries in English and seven additional languages: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish.

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Clinical Trial Finder launches online

Monday, July 17, 2017

Clinical trials are the key to new cancer treatments. However, less than 3% of cancer patients participate in these types of studies. In the case of colorectal cancer, the number is less than half of that.

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