Implementation of Timeline Reforms Speeds Initiation of National Cancer Institute–Sponsored Trials

JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst – June 17, 2013

ackground The National Cancer Institute (NCI) organized the Operational Efficiency Working Group in 2008 to develop recommendations for improving the speed with which NCI-sponsored clinical trials move from the idea stage to a protocol open to patient enrollment.

Methods Given the many stakeholders involved, the Operational Efficiency Working Group advised a multifaceted approach to mobilize the entire research community to improve their business processes. Read More