RALEIGH, N.C., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, will host an audio conference entitled "Oncology Trials in 2009 - Challenges & Innovative Approaches" on July 28, 2009. In this audio conference, Dr. Ute Berger, Vice President and Head of Medical Affairs for Europe, Africa & Asia-Pacific, will address key strategies for successfully executing oncology trials. These strategies include evaluating the competitive landscape, disease burden and standard of care by region/country, using survey-based feasibility to maximize study participation and anticipating the impact of trial publications and drug approval on standard of care.
This audio conference will focus on practical guidelines and innovative ideas for conducting oncology trials in the current environment. To register for this audio conference, navigate to www.prainternational.com and select "Events."
PRA has conducted more than 140 oncology studies and 60 hematology studies since 2004, ranging from Phase I to Phase IV and including 30+ indications, 10,000+ sites and 67,000+ subjects. PRA has also provided consultancy services for more than 100 oncology/hematology projects. PRA has conducted the pivotal trials and provided the key NDA support services that led to approval of many important new drugs, including five approved cancer drugs within the past six years.
About PRA International
PRA International conducts clinical trials in more than 65 countries across 6 continents and provides services through all phases of clinical development. PRA performs studies in all therapeutic areas, with specialization in Oncology, Neurosciences, Respiratory/Allergy, Cardiovascular and Infectious Diseases. PRA has supported over 2,100 clinical trials through its 35 global offices.
PRA's therapeutic expertise, global reach and project experience, combined with extensive local knowledge and our differentiating PERSONAL ELEMENT enable our project teams to deliver consistent and on time performance for our clients. This unique PRA philosophy - THE PERSONAL ELEMENT - recognizes that true client service comes only from trained, empowered and dedicated employees who are encouraged to use innovation and their personal commitment to accelerate the development lifecycle.
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