Using statistics in research Statistical methods provide a way for formally accounting for sources of variability in patients’ responses to treatment. The use of statistics allows the clinical researcher to form reasonable and accurate inferences from collected information, and make sound decisions in the presence of uncertainty. Statistics are key to preventing errors and biases in medical research. Hypothesis Testing A hypothesis […]
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What is a clinical trial? A clinical trial is a clinical study in which participants are assigned according to a pre-defined therapeutic strategy or plan (protocol) to receive a health-related intervention, such as a medicine, in order to investigate its effects on health outcomes, usually compared to another (or sometimes no) treatment. Clinical trials are used to evaluate clinical practices […]
Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) held a webinar on what clinical trails are and they are conducted. The webinar was given by Saskia Litière, Head of Statistics Department and Anastassia Negrouk, Head of Internacional Policy Department, at the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) The webinar was held and recorded on 17th June 2020.
Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is holding a webinar on how clinical trials design covering the basic concepts around this topic: what are clinical trials, different types of designs and methods and how they can impact the lives of patients living with a disease. The webinar is intended for an audience of advocates, patients and caregivers. […]