The number of clinical trials for rare diseases is increasing drastically from the last ten years to more than 500 as compared to a few hundred clinical trials. Currently, more than 400 orphan designated drugs are commercially available, and around 1000 drugs are undergoing clinical trials. Drug development in rare diseases is often challenging and […]

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Oncology trials are considered to be more complicated than trials in any other therapeutic area. The research in oncology differs in the trial design, type of trial, the role of a comparator, treatment outcomes, adverse events reporting, interpreting the results, etc. The growth in the global oncology market is moving at a rapid pace. In […]

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Do you know, according to clinicaltrials.gov, a total of 354,130 clinical trials were registered worldwide with 71,256 ongoing clinical trials as recorded on Oct-2020? The number of clinical trials is increasing year by year from 56.16k in 2017 to 60.69k in 2018. In the USA, more than 2.3+ million people participate in approximately 80,000+ clinical […]

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Clinical trials in rare diseases are more challenging than clinical trials in more frequent diseases for many factors such as the trial design, the number of patient populations available for recruitment, require regulatory support, etc. Applying a perfect clinical development strategy may help in overcoming these challenges and accelerate the drug development process in Orphan […]

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For the approximately 7,000 known rare diseases, less than 10% of diseases have an FDA-approved treatment available. Due to a small number of patients, limited understanding of the variability and progression of the diseases, developing a drug or treatment for rare diseases is often challenging. Rare diseases currently affect 3.5% – 5.9% of the worldwide […]

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The US FDA recommends efficient clinical trial design strategies to expedite the development of oncology drugs and biologics. FDA also provides guidance and advice to sponsors of drugs and biologics for cancer treatment regarding the design and conduct of clinical trials, other than first-in-human (FIH) trials. In contrast to traditional trial designs, where a single […]

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To make a clinical trial faster, less costly, and more successful it all starts with strategically designing a clinical trial. The sturdy trial design is essential to ensure a successful clinical outcome. A proper study design determines the fate of the clinical trials and their likeliness to be successful as it involves many deciding parameters […]

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Drug development is a process of bringing a new pharmaceutical drug to the market once a lead compound has been identified through the process of drug discovery. The drug development process starts from drug discovery to getting market approval and post-marketing studies. This entire process of medical device/drug development takes years and completely depends on […]

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The global contract research organization market value reached $39 billion in 2018 and is expected to exceed $51 billion by 2024. The market is becoming competitive with large CROs going for acquisitions and mergers to increase the portfolio and reach, whereas small and medium CROs are becoming more prominent with their personalized approach, contact flexibility, […]

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Do you know any product segment, where one does not get to encounter Chinese products? Well, hardly any. It has been the focus of the Chinese government for the past several decades to dominate various industrial sectors, including pharmaceuticals. While China has been the big production factory for generic drugs and API ingredients for many […]

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