Biliary tract cancer research round-up

Biliary tract cancer (BTC) is a rare form of cancer that develops in the bile duct system, which connects the liver, gallbladder, and small intestine, moving bile to the small intestine. There are three types of biliary tract cancer: Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC, or bile duct cancer), extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and gallbladder cancer. While this form of cancer is particularly tough ...

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12 fascinating clinical research blogs to follow

The best clinical research blogs don’t just cover the latest news in the industry – they also take an informed position on how we can improve the research process. We count on the twelve blogs below for information that’s both useful for clinical research professionals, and makes us think, too. Follow them on social media or subscribe to their newsletters or blog feeds to make sure you’re always ...

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The evolving role of partnerships in clinical trial patient engagement

An interview with Lindsey Wahlstrom-Edwards, Head of Partnerships at Antidote

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Painting a picture of the melanoma clinical trial participant

In 2018, Antidote worked with SCORR Marketing and eight leading health organizations, including the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA), to survey 4,000 patients about clinical research. About 10% of the total respondents self-identified as having melanoma.

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5 tips for loved ones supporting someone who lives with IBD

For people living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the symptoms – diarrhea, bleeding ulcers, stomach pain, cramping, and weight loss – can be emotionally, mentally, and physically difficult. Knowing the right things to say (or not say) and do can help you have more empathetic and thoughtful conversations with loved ones who have IBD. Below are 5 tips for supporting someone who lives with ...

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Clinical trial sites and recruitment vendors: Collaboration and communication best practices

A Q&A with Yvonne Taylor, Antidote’s senior clinical site operations manager Digital vendors work closely with clinical trial sites to ensure patient enrollment is going smoothly. We spoke with our very own Senior Clinical Site Operations Manager, Yvonne Taylor, about how clinical trial sites and vendors can best work together to provide a straightforward enrollment process for patients.

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Clinical trial phases: What’s the difference?

Clinical trials research potential new treatments, including medication, medical devices, and lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise. Typically, a potential treatment goes through at least three clinical trial phases before it becomes available to patients.

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How we cut our expected referral timeline in half [patient recruitment case study]

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease that causes scarring of the lungs. Over time, the scarring worsens and it can become difficult to breathe. IPF has no cure and limited treatment options, making clinical research especially critical. In this case study, a pharma company approached Antidote to identify 600 IPF patients who would be eligible for their study in just six ...

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Celebrating clinical trials day 2020

May 20th is Clinical Trials Day, a day to celebrate all of the people who conduct clinical trials and participate in research, and to give thanks for what they do every day to improve public health.

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The world is going digital — are you? How to amp up your clinical trial digital recruitment

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems like everything has gone digital, from scheduling video chat appointments with your doctor to Zoom conference calls, reading your newspapers online, and ordering groceries via an app. With the ability to reach more people online than ever before, clinical trial recruitment companies, too, have begun turning to digital channels even more to reach the ...

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