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Corporate Author National Cancer Policy Forum (U.S.)

Title Facilitating collaborations to develop combination investigational cancer therapies [electronic resource] : workshop summary / Margie Patlak, Sharyl J. Nass, and Erin Balogh , rapporteurs ; National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2012.
Location Call No. Status Public Note
 Beaufort North Electronic Books    AVAILABLE
 Beaufort South Electronic Books    AVAILABLE
OCLC # 785373830
Bib Utility No. 785337634 817067884 824114298
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 103 p.) : ill.
Note Workshop on 'Facilitating Collaborations to Develop Combination Investigational Cancer Therapies' was held June 13-14, 2011, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-99).
Summary "Advances in biomedical research have increased our understanding of the complex nature of disease and the interaction of multiple molecular pathways involved in cancer. Combining investigational products early in their development is thought to be a promising strategy for identifying effective therapies. The IOM's National Cancer Policy Forum held a workshop to discuss challenges and identify potential solutions to improve collaboration and advance the development of combination investigational cancer therapies."--Publisher's description.
Contents Introduction -- Why Combinations and Collaborations Are Necessary -- Scientific Challenges in Developing Investigational Combination Therapies -- Overcoming Cultural Challenges to Collaborations Legal Issues in Collaborations -- Financial Challenges -- Regulatory Issues -- Codevelopment of Therapies for HIV as a Model -- Examples of Collaborations Relevant to Cancer -- Wrapping Up -- Appendix A: Examples of Collaborations -- Appendix B: Workshop Agenda -- References -- Acronyms
Note Description based on print version record.
LC Subject Cancer -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.
Cancer -- Treatment -- Congresses.
Cancer -- United States -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Health planning -- United States -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Patlak, Margie.
Nass, Sharyl J.
Balogh, Erin.
Added Author, Corporate EBSCOhost (Online Service)
National Cancer Policy Forum (U.S.)
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Board on Health Care Services.
ISBN 9780309220651 (electronic bk.)
0309220653 (electronic bk.)

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