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The AccrualNet Team is thrilled to welcome our June guest expert, Dr. Susan Love, world-renowned author, breast cancer surgeon and advocate for breast cancer research and treatment.  Dr. Love is  the founder of the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation which ...
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Have you experienced other health professionals--besides physicians and nurses--in action educating potential participants about clinical trials? If so, read on and tell us what you've seen.
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An article published in 2011 in Drug Information Journal recently caught our eye and is one that will soon be posted to our AccrualNet repository: “Are Pharmacists a Viab...
Read about the latest accrual approaches presented at last week's ASCO meeting.
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The annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting was held in Chicago last week. Our AccrualNet team was anxious to learn about the latest work in the area ...
Commission on Cancer Standard 1.9 Last Updated: Jun 7, 2013
Accepted definitions related to clinical trial accrual
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I was finally able to access the cAnswer forum and it turns out I was mostly wrong in my previous assumptions.Patients do only count for the year they were consented, it ...
HIPPA concerns re EMRLast Updated: Jun 4, 2013
Using the cancer registry to identify potential clinical trial candidates.
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Sandra
We've had this exact debate ourselves recently and couldn't come to a definitive answer - thank you for the question and for the suggestions!
Our featured topic of the month is "Informed Consent." See what's planned.
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Can you believe 1/3 of the year is already complete? As they say, time flies, but we’d like to slow things down a bit and focus on the upcoming month. We have lots of pla...
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Have you read anything good lately?  We have!  Next month we will be kicking off our virtual journal club as a way to discuss some of our favorite articles with AccrualNe...
Please welcome this month’s AccrualNet Guest Expert, Lauren Wood, MD. Dr. Wood is a senior clinical investigator in NCI’s Center for Cancer Research and oversees the implementation and clinical translation of research studies investigating vaccines and imm...
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Linda Parreco
Thanks for your questions, Margo. We're contacting Dr. Wood for her comments. She did work closely with NCI Office of Communicaitons staff to tailor messages that were ap...
Today is the first day of spring -- so what do spring, Feng Shui, and clinical trials have in common? Read on.
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I’ve always been interested in Feng Shui, so when a colleague recommended a videocast on this topic, I was eager to view it. Not sure how many of you believe in or practi...
It’s March. What comes to mind? For my friend who is a gardener, it’s spring.  For my daughter who is a college student, it’s St. Patrick’s Day.  For my Jewish friends, it’s Passover.  And for my Italian-Catholic family, it’s Easter.  But for me March is C...
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Two and a half years ago one of my best friends, who is a physician, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer metastatic to the liver at age 54.  No, she hadn't undergone col...

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