Cancer clinical trials: current and controversial issues in by Stephen L. George, Xiaofei Wang, Herbert Pang

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By Stephen L. George, Xiaofei Wang, Herbert Pang

Cancer scientific Trials: present and arguable concerns in layout and Analysis presents statisticians with an realizing of the serious demanding situations at present encountered in oncology trials. recognized statisticians from educational associations, regulatory and govt organizations (such because the U.S. FDA and nationwide melanoma Institute), and the pharmaceutical percentage their wide studies in melanoma scientific trials and current examples taken from real trials.

The ebook covers subject matters which are usually difficult and infrequently debatable in melanoma medical trials. many of the matters addressed also are very important for scientific trials in different settings. After discussing normal issues, the publication specializes in points of early and past due part medical trials. It additionally explores custom-made drugs, together with biomarker-based scientific trials, adaptive scientific trial designs, and dynamic remedy regimes.

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He served on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Pang received the Yale Graduate Fellowship, travel award/grant from the NIH, American Association for Cancer Research, Burroughs Wellcome Fund, and American Statistical Association, as well as the US Chinese Anti-Cancer Association-Asian Fund for Cancer Research Scholar Award. Š Contributors Š Frank Bretz Norvatis Basel, Switzerland Mark R. Conaway Department of Public Health Sciences University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia Marie Davidian Department of Statistics North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina Diane Fairclough Department of Biostatistics 8 Informatics University of Colorado Aurora, Colorado Boris Freidlin Biometric Research Branch Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis National Cancer Institute Bethesda, Maryland Stephen L.

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