Amanda McDowell

Antidote joins forces with Melanoma Research Alliance to enhance clinical trial search for people impacted by melanoma

We’re thrilled to announce a collaboration with our partners at Melanoma Research Alliance to bring a curated experience to patients and caregivers impacted by melanoma. In the United States, melanoma is one of the most common types of cancer, and its prevalence has tripled in recent decades. It is estimated that 100,000 people will be diagnosed with invasive melanoma each year, and more than 1.4 ...

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Antidote joins forces with Melanoma Research Alliance to enhance clinical trial search for people impacted by melanoma

We’re thrilled to announce a collaboration with our partners at Melanoma Research Alliance to bring a curated experience to patients and caregivers impacted by melanoma. In the United States, melanoma is one of the most common types of cancer, and its prevalence has tripled in recent decades. It is estimated that 100,000 people will be diagnosed with invasive melanoma each year, and more than 1.4 ...

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Alzheimer’s clinical trial recruitment: What we learned from over 2,000 patients [whitepaper]

Though it normally begins with mild memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that will eventually develop into a severely life-altering affliction. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia, estimated to impact more than 6 million Americans, most of whom are over the age of 65.

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7 things to know about multiple sclerosis

Receiving a multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis can feel overwhelming and isolating for many. MS is a neurodegenerative disease that often involves challenging symptoms — but knowing what to expect and what resources are available can help.

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What do volunteers for research studies do after finding a trial?

For many people, participating in a research study presents an interesting opportunity with many benefits to volunteering. While there are many types of clinical research, all with distinct goals and timelines, trial volunteers will follow a similar path when taking part. Read on to learn more about the process.

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5 common clinical trial patient recruitment problems (and how to fix them)

When conducting medical research, recruiting patients can be one of the most difficult processes. Reaching the right patients and engaging them with a study poses a pervasive challenge. Fortunately, there are strategies to overcome these difficulties and keep a study’s timeline on track.

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Rare Disease Day: Understanding the power of diagnosis and connection

Rare Disease Day, typically observed on February 28th, will be celebrated this year on February 29th! Rare Disease Day is an awareness holiday intended to generate change for the 300 million people who are diagnosed with a rare disease worldwide, as well as their families and caregivers.

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How to evaluate ePRO vendors for your clinical trial

Electronic patient-reported outcomes (often abbreviated to ePRO) are tools intended to collect patient data in clinical trials through methods such as diaries, phone apps, tablets, and other devices. These tools are useful for streamlining the work required by site staff and also create a more patient-centric environment in clinical trials.

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Live from SCOPE 2024: Talk of the Towne featuring Rare Patient Voice

We’re here with Antidote’s tenth installment of Talk of the Towne, and it’s a very special one! We recently attended SCOPE 2024, where we met up with our partners at Rare Patient Voice and recorded our first Talk of the Towne episode live and in person.

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Joining a clinical trial: Helpful hints for discussions with loved ones

Individuals living with an illness are likely well-versed in the art of discussing difficult topics with their family and friends. However, for those who are considering taking part in a clinical trial, there may be extra questions to consider when sharing their intent to enroll.

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