Eian Kantor

A conversation with the College Diabetes Network

Our partner, the College Diabetes Network (CDN), is a national organization serving thousands of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) students, their families, and their support networks. We spoke with the CDN to learn more about how they got their start, what they’ve been doing to help the T1D community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, where they come up with relatable blog content, and why T1D clinical ...

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Pros and cons of decentralized clinical trials [infographic]

One alternative clinical trial approach that has gained steam due to the COVID-19 pandemic is the decentralized study, which makes it possible for research to be done virtually. Our infographic below sums up seven advantages and three key weaknesses of decentralized trials:

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A Q&A with the GO2 Foundation LungMATCH Navigation Team

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month (LCAM), an important time of year for the lung cancer community to unite to raise awareness, educate, and spread hope. We spoke with Andrew Ciupek, PhD, Senior Manager, Clinical Research; Rashmi Acharya, MS, Specialist, Science and Research; and Daniel Saez, MSc, Treatment and Trials Navigator – members of the LungMATCH Navigation Team at the GO2 Foundation ...

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Clinical trial participation statistics: 3 trends to keep an eye on

In 2020 and 2021, COVID-19 took the world by storm, causing clinical research sponsors to reimagine many aspects of the important studies they conduct, and patient awareness of clinical research to rise exponentially. Clinical trial participation statistics highlight important trends about general perceptions toward research. We look at three sets of statistics from CISCRP’s 2021 Perceptions and ...

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What does it mean to be a family caregiver?

November is National Family Caregiver Month, a time to recognize and honor family caregivers across the country. This month is dedicated to the people who put others before themselves with the aim of ensuring that those who are sick, disabled, or elderly feel secure and cared for, often around the clock. We look at what it means to be a family caregiver and how you can help support caregivers. 

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What is an anal fistula and how is it treated?

A fistula is a narrow tunnel that connects an organ to somewhere else in the body. Developing fistulas is common amongst adults with Crohn’s disease. In fact, about 35-50% of adults with Crohn’s disease will develop a fistula at some point in their disease journey.

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In focus: MSAA's Art Showcase

The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), one of Antidote’s partners, is a leading resource for the entire multiple sclerosis (MS) community, improving lives through vital services and support.

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What to consider when choosing clinical trial matching software

Clinical trial patient recruitment software can help trial sponsors and research sites connect with patients for clinical trials and track their enrollment into a study. It is a rapidly evolving technology that makes it easier than ever to connect with patients.

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What are the five stages of Parkinson's disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive nervous system condition that impacts movement. Due to the diversity of the disease, the nature and severity of symptoms are often a bit different from person to person, and not all people who have Parkinson’s will experience every symptom. Parkinson’s patients experience progression at different speeds. 

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5 ways to make patient enrollment in clinical trials easier

Successfully enrolling patients for a clinical trial can be a daunting task, but a personalized approach to recruitment and enrollment and focusing on the patient experience can improve the process and make it more likely patients will choose to take part in your trial.

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