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Innovations in Oncology 2024

Five essential clinical trial reforms for improved patient care and research efficiency

Patients in Ireland deserve a strong clinical research infrastructure to provide access to treatments. However, reforms are needed for efficient trials to benefit patients with breakthrough medicines. Healthcare providers in Irish hospitals and academic institutions have shown their ability and commitment to driving world-class research. However, according to the IPHA Clinical Trials Activity Comparison Report 2024, … Continued

Data is a key driver of successful outcomes for patients

The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that real-time data sharing is essential for health research. Access to novel treatments through clinical trials can lead to improved outcomes for patients with cancer. Here, at University Hospital Limerick, we are partnering with our university and national networks to improve access for patients to novel treatments and new diagnostic … Continued