More than in many other therapeutic areas, oncology trials require the heavy involvement of caregivers. Given the unique role caregivers play in clinical trials, their needs are often quite distinct from that of patients. Therefore, what works to engage patients may be less effective with their caregivers. Learn how to engage participants and caregivers more effectively.
For palliative care trials, it’s especially important to reduce friction – minimizing the time and effort patients must invest in participating. Mobile technology can play a key role. For example, virtual visits can help curb the need for participants to travel to site visits. Mobile technology can also streamline and simplify information capture, so it’s faster and easier to complete instruments and monitor for potential adverse events. These conveniences also can make a big difference in how onerous a participant perceives the trial to be. Learn how to reduce friction in your trials.
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ENGAGING PATIENTS FOR THE DURATION: THREE WAYS TO IMPROVE RETENTION IN ONCOLOGY STUDIES Oncology trials are among the most complex and expensive when it comes to clinical trials. These trials tend to be lengthy, creating significant participant burdens that result in a higher likelihood of attrition. Moreover, with more protocol deviations than in any other …