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August 10, 2018
Clinical trials are the cornerstone of oncology research.   Despite their essential role in evidence-based medicine, enrollment barriers are more formidable than ever. Limited study availability at... Read more
August 10, 2018
FDA issued draft guidance Friday (Aug. 10) intended to help streamline the drug development process for cancer drugs and biological products by providing sponsors with advice on how they can design... Read more
August 10, 2018
No more than 5 percent of cancer patients enroll in clinical trials. Many patient advocates say restrictive eligibility criteria prevent people who want to be part of research from participating. On... Read more
August 9, 2018
August 9, 2018 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®) and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) have submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)... Read more
August 9, 2018
Following years of debate on the issue, FDA is floating a legislative proposal that would cement the agency's authority to regulate high-risk clinical laboratory diagnostics – including laboratory-... Read more
August 9, 2018
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and Friends of Cancer Research have submitted recommended language to the Food and Drug Administration for ways to expand eligibility criteria for cancer... Read more
August 9, 2018
Groups ask FDA to issue five guidance documents to increase clinical trial eligibility for cancer patients Trials could open to patients with HIV, spread of brain cancer, teenagers   New cancer... Read more
August 9, 2018
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Friends of Cancer Research have drafted five US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance documents focusing on cancer clinical trial... Read more
August 9, 2018
Representatives of the device industry praised FDA for expanding on concepts included in a diagnostic test oversight bill floating on Capitol Hill, such as creating efficient, predictable pathways to... Read more
August 9, 2018
ASCO and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) have submitted recommended language to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for five guidance documents on ways to broaden eligibility criteria... Read more

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