The NCTN event will also feature a talk by Noelle Hatley, a lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University's Manchester Fashion Institute.
Terry McStea, network manager at Design Network North: "NCTN is a brilliant example of what can be achieved by bringing people together to learn from each other, share ideas and collaborate."
Once it is fully operational, NCTN will provide an Internet-based resource that connects patients, medical researchers, health care professionals, clinical trial sponsors and related organizations (e.g., patient and community organizations, and research centers) as well as disease, patient and investigator registries into a national collaborative research network.
Through NCTN, clinical trial sponsors can locate patients by geographic and demographic characteristics who meet a unique study protocol, while simultaneously identifying points of care and community resources that can assist with site locations and with investigator and patient recruitment.
Celgene Corporation announced results from an open-label phase II/III National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN
) study led by the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group and sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Initial results from ASSURE (E2805): Adjuvant sorafenib or sunitinib for unfavorable renal carcinoma, an ECOG-ACRIN-led, NCTN
phase III trial.
ALCHEMIST reportedly consists of three integrated precision medicine trials that are being implemented through the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN
) of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) - a screening trial and two associated treatment trials.
The study was co-developed by NCI, part of the National Institutes of Health, and the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group, part of the NCI-sponsored National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN