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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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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Drug development is a lengthy, complex, and costly process, entrenched with a high degree of uncertainty that a drug will actually succeed and reach the market successfully. Drug development is the process of bringing a new pharmaceutical drug or a medical device or a treatment procedure to the market. Many developers often lack a clear […]

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The Europe medical device market represents about 30% of the global market, after the U.S market with a 42% share. Rising geriatric population, an increasing number of surgical procedures (especially orthopedic), and the availability of funding for research and innovation are some of the driving factors for the growth of the medical device market in […]

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One of the most sought after markets for medical devices in the world is the Australian market. With the regulatory reforms and an increase in demand for innovative products, the Australian medical device market is expected to be worth more than $4.56 billion by 2025 growing at a CAGR of 10%. There is a growing […]

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Any clinical research professionals and staff members say that one of their biggest challenges when conducting a clinical trial is, obtaining a sufficient number of participants.  If the clinical research team fails to enroll enough study subjects into a clinical trial, this may, by default, extend the study timeline, increasing resource usage and costs. A […]

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Many people with rare diseases struggle to find the right diagnosis and right treatment for years. The lack of awareness about these conditions makes it much harder for them to get the right treatment. Rare Disease Day is all about raising awareness for rare diseases. And, this year, you can join these efforts too. The […]

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Financial benefits, faster approvals, and less stringent clinical data requirements are some significant benefits that regulatory agencies across the world offer as incentives for the development of orphan drugs for rare diseases. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Brazil, and most recently, India. These incentives have been so supportive and convincingly […]

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