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CME : 21.75
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Conference Summary

Oncology Clinical Trials Conference is organized by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), Inc. and will be held during Mar 14 - 16, 2018 at Holiday Inn Express Nashville-Downtown, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event for Oncologists. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

• Optional Preconference on GCP Bacics (fulfills NIH GCP requirements) - March 14, 2018.
• Optional Preconference on Oncology Research Fundamentals - March 14, 2018.

Conference Objectives :
• Discuss current trends in oncology clinical research and identify how these trends are influencing oncology trials.
• Discuss the challenges of conducting oncology clinical research.
• Discuss the complexity of oncology trials and tools and techniques for managing these trials.
• Discuss regulatory requirements for oncology research including the NCI policies and guidelines for protocol development.
• Discuss the basic principles of clinical trial design.
• Discuss the standard approach to response evaluation in oncology.
• Describe sponsor expectations of oncology research sites.
• Discuss site selection from pre-qualification through initiation and site ready status.
• Describe the importance of Pharmacokinetics (PK) evaluations in oncology research.
• Discuss the use of personalized medicine and target therapies in oncology research.
• Describe the process of reporting adverse events, including special NCI reporting requirements.
• Discuss the standard approach to response evaluation in oncology research.
• Discuss the Investigator’s responsibilities for conducting safe, ethical, and successful research.
• Discuss the changing methodology used for conducting Phase 1 oncology trials.
• Discuss the process for identifying outcome measures in oncology research studies.
• Discuss Immunotherapy as an emerging class of cancer treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to help fight cancer cells.
• Discuss common FDA findings, what these findings mean, and the unique challenges they present in Oncology studies.


Joshua Schoppe
Joshua Schoppe

Research and Clinical Research

Scott H. Okuno
Scott H. Okuno



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Holiday Inn Express Nashville-Downtown
920 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown
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Union Station Hotel Autograph Collection
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11th Avenue Apartment by Stay Alfred
0.23 miles from venue
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Homewood Suites By Hilton Nashville-Downtown
0.24 miles from venue

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