5 factors that drive up clinical trial recruitment costs

While effectively recruiting patients is a necessary part of every study, it can also incur significant costs. Patient recruitment is one of the largest budget categories in a clinical trial, but often, this is due to ineffective outreach methods and expensive screen failures that contribute to excessive spending.

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Treatment options for corneal epithelial defects

In the human eye, the cornea's function is to refract light onto the lens and retina to maintain vision function — but this role is dependent on the corneal epithelium’s ability to renew itself continually. The corneal epithelium provides a barrier to protect the interior of the cornea from damage, but when it becomes injured, this function becomes impaired.

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Maintaining patient centricity in clinical trial patient recruitment

A common problem in the clinical trial industry is finding enough interested individuals to take part in a study. However, keeping patients at the center of clinical trial marketing is one of the most effective ways to address this issue. Having a deep understanding of the patient experience and considering what patients want and need from research (otherwise known as a patient-centric approach) ...

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7 tips for choosing ePRO vendors

Making use of electronic patient-reported outcomes (otherwise known as ePRO) can provide a streamlined way to offer a more patient-centric experience and reduce the burden of site staff. Modern ePRO vendors can provide a range of features for clinical trial participants, communicate seamlessly with Interactive Web Response Systems, and provide support services throughout the trial.

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We hope to see you at SCOPE 2024

We’re excited to share that we’ll be in attendance for the 15th annual SCOPE conference! The conference takes place in Orlando, Florida from February 11th to 14th, and will bring together some of the top companies in the clinical ops industry today.

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An overview of endometrial cancer

Endometrial cancer, also known as endometrial carcinoma or uterine cancer, is a condition that approximately 66,000 individuals are diagnosed with annually, and instances rise roughly 2% in the United States each year. Because it is often caught early, a person’s prognosis is typically good — but it is still a disheartening diagnosis that significantly impacts the lives of those who experience it.

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How to achieve patient centricity in clinical trial listings

Facilitating medical research relies on patient participation, yet research protocols often overlook the patient perspective. Improving patient centricity in clinical trials demands prioritizing the patient experience.

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Patient Perspective: Jamie Troil Goldfarb shares her clinical trial experience [video]

For individuals living with a condition like melanoma, volunteering to participate in a clinical trial can be a rewarding experience. Not only will patients be able to gain access to potential new treatments, but they will also be directly contributing to research that can save lives — something that Jamie Troil Goldfarb has experienced firsthand. Jamie received a diagnosis of stage IV melanoma ...

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What to know after a colon cancer diagnosis

Colorectal cancer (often shortened simply to colon cancer) is the fourth-most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that around 150,000 Americans are diagnosed each year. While the average age of diagnosis is 66, young adults are getting diagnosed in higher numbers every year, and researchers are still unsure as to why.

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How to work with a clinical trial patient recruitment agency

Recruiting patients for clinical trials is a common challenge for study sponsors conducting research. For this reason, it is often a wise strategy to work with an agency that specializes in outreach. These agencies excel at helping sponsors achieve their research goals within defined timelines and budgets.

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