Amanda McDowell

7 essential clinical trial patient recruitment tips

There are many options for clinical trial patient recruitment — digital advertising, in-person campaigns, and doctor’s office flyers are just a few. However, regardless of which avenue a study uses to find eligible individuals, there are a few basic tips that can help create effective outreach.

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How to reach the right patients in clinical trial advertising

Digital advertising, which encompasses social media, online channels, streaming content, and more can be a powerful way to reach patients. One of the biggest avenues of reaching potential clinical trial participants through digital advertising is social media — and from the statistics, it is clear why. Not only does Facebook boast more than 3 billion users every month, but 80% of social media ...

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Antidote anecdotes: A conversation with an MS care partner

MS is a chronic disease that is estimated to impact over a million Americans. The condition causes damage to the body’s central nervous system, leading to numbness, memory problems, sight issues, and difficulties with coordination.

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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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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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