September 2012 – The CenterWatch Monthly : Print
E-payment services for study volunteers catching on
In the past 18 months, companies offering electronic payment services to the clinical trials industry have reported a spike in business, as the number of sponsors and investigative sites adopting debit card systems to pay patient stipends or reimbursements has increased significantly.
Complex oncology trials pose challenges for CROs, sites
Cancer patients, widely sought after to participate in clinical research, may be surprised to find it is getting tougher to be accepted into many oncology trials. However, those who make the cut are likely to receive a successful treatment with far fewer side effects than ever before. This is where the promise of oncology clinical trials meets the rigors of personalized medicine.
Eye On: Æterna Zentaris
Æterna Zentaris focuses primarily on unmet medical needs in Oncology and Endocrinology. The company has an extensive library of 120,000 compounds in preclinical development, and several drugs with more than one indication under investigation...
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