In the global health emergency caused by the COVID-19, clinical trial management has proven to be critical for the pharmaceutical industry, sponsors, and healthcare professionals. Our experience as a sponsor managing interventional oncology clinical studies has provided us with some data and insights. Though limited by sample size, our data emphasize the importance of quickly adopting measures that first prioritize patient safety and data validity, then consider contingency measures such as telemedicine, virtual medical review, and remote monitoring. Successful adaptations of healthcare and patient management in response to COVID-19 have been fundamental to ensuring continuing clinical cancer research.
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