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Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition

Posted on December 4th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

In a piece featured in the PharmaTimes, Katrina Megget points out the sad state of affairs when it comes to clinical trials, highlighting some appalling stats on the frequent failure to reach enrollment targets (in some cases, not finding any patients at all) and the tendency for studies to go on far longer than anticipated. Continue reading “Extreme Makeover: Clinical Trials Edition” »

Seeking Other Perspectives to Tease Out New Innovations

Posted on November 22nd, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

On October 24, Astellas Oncology announced the five finalists in its C3 Prize competition, chosen from over 160 entrants who submitted their ideas on how to improve the cancer care experience through non-medicine innovations. Continue reading “Seeking Other Perspectives to Tease Out New Innovations” »

Getting Personal: Better Diagnosis, Better Treatment

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

Figures released by the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 2017 indicate that the burden of cancer is on the rise, with the number of diagnoses rising by 50% over the next 13 years. Even more troubling is the predicted mortality rate for cancer, Continue reading “Getting Personal: Better Diagnosis, Better Treatment” »

Cancer Immunotherapy Webinar on September 12: Register Now

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by in Pharma R&D

After decades of being treated with a fairly typical combination of surgery and therapies, cancer is now being met with exciting new treatments that are more targeted and often less hard on the patient. Continue reading “Cancer Immunotherapy Webinar on September 12: Register Now” »

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