Category Archives: Social Media

Could Twitter Be a Recruitment Tool for Cancer Trials?

According to Penn Medicine Researchers study‚Äôs, Twitter has the potential to promote patient recruitment into oncology clinical trials and increase the interest of patients [1]. Enrollment into clinical studies is crucial for the development of new treatment options for patients. … Continue reading

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Patient recruitment: is social media the cure for this headache?

For decades, we have accepted that patient enrollment is the source of delays with cost implications that can make a trial fail. 10 years ago, social media may have seemed too unknown for clinical trial specialists to involve in recruitment. … Continue reading

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Clinical Trials: A globalized and tech-based future – Part 2

Technological innovations and the future of clinical trials Of course all of these challenges have solutions, and it seems likely that many of the answers lie with innovative technologies. If we think about the clinical trials conducted today, it would … Continue reading

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How to improve and retain the participation of minorities in clinical trials – lessons learned from the Maryland Regional Community Network Program

Challenges in recruiting patients from minorities Successfully recruiting ethnic minorities into clinical trials is a major challenge for healthcare professionals. There are obvious benefits to the individual and their community, and to the integrity of scientific research through the diversity … Continue reading

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