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Title Multi-center phase III clinical trials and NCI cooperative groups : workshop summary / Margie Patlak, Sharyl Nass, and Christine Micheel, rapporteurs ; National Cancer Policy Forum, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 122 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Organization of the NCI clinical trials system -- Lessons from non-cooperative group multi-center clinical trials -- Barriers to patient recruitment and physician participation -- Data collection standards and monitoring -- Costs of cooperative group clinical trials -- Summary and wrap-up
Summary The NCI-sponsored cooperative groups have made important contributions to improving treatment for many types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, colorectal, and childhood cancers. Cooperative group research has been instrumental in establishing innovati
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Cancer -- Treatment -- United States.
Clinical trials.
Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic.
Multicenter Studies as Topic.
United States.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Micheel, Christine.
Nass, Sharyl J.
Patlak, Margie.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
National Cancer Policy Forum (U.S.)
ISBN 0309128684 (electronic bk.)
9780309128681 (electronic bk.)