Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries: by D. Cristina Stefan

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This e-book describes the foundations round which melanoma learn and scientific trials could be constructed. also, via describing the particularities of making plans and imposing melanoma learn in constructing nations, this ebook offers precious useful info for researchers in resource-rich international locations who consider cooperating with scientists from limited-resource nations in acting research.Written and edited by way of leaders within the box who paintings in those constructing nations, melanoma study and medical Trials in constructing nations: a pragmatic advisor will attract a variety of researchers, scholars, and physicians who're accomplishing melanoma learn and medical trials. It specializes in technique and data whereas established round the wishes of melanoma learn. It offers helpful information about overseas collaboration, investment mechanisms in addition to publishing and dissemination of study findings.

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28 P. Ranganathan et al. 8. Chin R, Lee BY, editors. Principles and practice of clinical trial medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic Press; 2008. 9. Fathalla MF. A practical guide for health researchers. WHO Regional Publications, Eastern Mediterranean Series; 30. Cairo; 2004. pdf. Accessed 1 Feb 2015. 10. Chin R, Bairu M, editors. Global clinical trials: effective implementation and management. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Academic Press; 2011. 11. US Department of Health and Human Services. Food and Drug Administration.

Cultural and language differences in obtaining informed consent from subjects. Ignoring cultural sensitivities such as community and familial consent may build resistance against research projects in the host country. • Lack of capacity to move on from pilot studies. Drivers of Research Agenda in Low-Resource Settings In spite of these pitfalls in engaging in research in developing countries, the benefits both for host and sponsor mostly outweigh the potential difficulties that may be encountered.

2 Steps of a Research Study: From Research Question to Publication 19 Sources of Research Funding The main sources of research funding are: A. Institutional departments or universities—These usually have the capacity to assist small-scale studies. However, researchers at an early stage of their career may not be eligible for this type of funding. B. Government agencies: Examples of these would include the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the USA, the Medical Research Council (MRC) in the UK, and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

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