Reducing Clinical Trial Burdens Brings Greater Participant Diversity – PhRMA
Industry principles for enhancing diversity in clinical trials call for use of digital data collection tools and flexible scheduling of study site visits to reduce barriers to enrollment, as well as greater involvement of under-represented communities in the trial design planning process and recruitment of investigators with diverse ethnic and racial backrounds.
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NCI networks had vast under accrual in the past year, but Sharpless says industry has been affected to a greater degree. He says the institute also has been better at accruing minority patients.