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Author: Max Chan

rw-Response Pilot Moves Forward with Meeting During ASCO

During the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting in June, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) convened rw-Response Pilot participants to discuss initial findings. This pilot expands on Friends’ previous real-world evidence (RWE) work focused on answering the question: “What real-world endpoints can be evaluated and compared across multiple data sources using a common…

Optimizing Dosing in Oncology Drug Development Q & A

  Maximizing Benefit and Improving Tolerability for Patients Through Dose Optimization Virtual Event Questions and Answers   Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) continues to be committed to improving clinical trial design and drug development to support patients. In September 2021, Friends hosted an event called Beyond Breakthrough: Optimizing the Breakthrough Therapy Designation that highlighted ongoing…

Watch Now: A Path for Early Detection 

On March 29th, Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) convened a virtual meeting to discuss the use of multi-cancer early detection (MCED) screening tests, a promising technology that may support earlier detection of cancers. Dr. Ellen Sigal, Friends’ chair and founder, opened the meeting by highlighting the potential for MCED screening tests to shift the trajectory…