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The Flawed Thinking Of Right To Try Legislation
The Flawed Thinking Of Right To Try Legislation

The Trickett Wendler Right To Try (RTT) Act was introduced in May 2016 by Sen Ron Johnson (R-Wis). According to Johnson, the bill would ensure terminally ill patients, their doctors, and pharmaceutical manufacturers were allowed to administer investigational treatments where no alternative treatment exists. But for all the fanfare around RTT and the slow federal drug approval process, would the RTT legislation actually help patients?

  • Clinical News Roundup: Almac And inVentiv Health Partner On IRT
    Clinical News Roundup: Almac And inVentiv Health Partner On IRT

    Clinical news roundup for the week of December 4, 2016 with information on Almac partnering with inVentiv on IRT, ERT acquiring Exco In Touch, and the 21st Century Cures bill passing the Senate and moving on to the White House.

  • Genelux Trials Use Vaccine Virus To Attack Tumors
    Genelux Trials Use Vaccine Virus To Attack Tumors

    Genelux is an oncolytic virus company that was formed in 2001 and has been conducting clinical trials since 2009. The company completed four Phase 1 studies which have enabled it to design what CEO Thomas Zindrick describes as an advanced clinical program.

  • Clinical News Roundup: FDA Approves Oncology Trial For Cuban Treatment
    Clinical News Roundup: FDA Approves Oncology Trial For Cuban Treatment

    Clinical news roundup for the week of October 23rd with information on an oncology treatment developed in Cuba, AZ suspending recruitment on two trials, an SCRS white paper on site payments, a new platform for wearables in clinical trials, the CRA shortage, and more.

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WHITE PAPERS AND CASE STUDIES

  • SynteractHCR Full-Service CRO Brochure

    SynteractHCR is a multinational clinical research organization, formed from the merger of Synteract with Harrison Clinical Research in 2013, which provides global, full-service clinical trial services. We have more than two decades of experience supporting biopharma companies in all phases of clinical development across multiple therapeutic areas. We customize programs that will deliver timely, high quality data to help you get to decision points faster, taking time and cost out of drug development.

  • Research Solutions To Understand Clinical Therapy Market Landscapes

    Covance was approached by a European client that was considering the acquisition of an early-stage ovarian cancer therapy product.

  • Transformative Technology For Oncology Drug Development

    Oncology is the number one focus of global drug development, accounting for $65 billion in sales worldwide in 2013 and projected to grow 50 percent in the next five years.1 New treatments, new diagnostics and new medical protocols are beginning to unravel some of the scientific basis and pathways of this disease, with measurable impacts on disease progression and quality of life of survivors.

  • ECG Assessments During The Development Of Oncology Compounds

    Assessment of ECGs during the development of oncology compounds is challenging. By THIJS van IERSEL, MD, Clinical Pharmacologist and Senior Director, Global Scientific Affairs, PRA Health Sciences; BORJE DARPO, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, iCardiac Technologies Inc.; GERD AROLD, MD, Senior Director, Global Scientific Affairs, PRA Health Science

  • Critical Success Factors For Clinical Trials Of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    Oncologists and their patients have had reason recently to be encouraged by the launch of immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) for the treatment of several difficult-to-treat diseases, including metastatic melanoma and non-small cell lung cancer. These novel agents activate the human immune response against antigens expressed on tumor cells, and the science has generated excitement among physicians, patients, the media and researchers.

  • Taking The Guesswork Out Of Feasibility Assessment In Oncology Trials

    The scientific progress being made in cancer research has never been more encouraging or more rewarding. Yet, virtually all oncology drug sponsors face an uphill battle in what one would expect to be the easiest part of the research process: recruiting patients for clinical trials. Despite the seriousness of the diagnosis—or perhaps because of it—only three percent of adult patients with cancer participate in clinical trials. As a result, under-enrollment is common.

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