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Data monitoring committees for Southwest Oncology Group clinical trials.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8493423     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A monitoring committee policy was established by the Southwest Oncology Group in 1985 to address documented problems in study conduct. Committees consisting of the study coordinators, disease committee chair, study statistician, Group chair, Group statistician, an uninvolved Southwest Oncology Group clinician, an NCI representative, and a representative from each involved group for intergroup studies have been appointed for each phase III study. Business is conducted largely through the mail and through conference calls. Since then, problems identified in older studies have been largely resolved. Appropriate and timely decisions are being made at modest additional expense to the Group.
Authors:
S Green; J Crowley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Statistics in medicine     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0277-6715     ISO Abbreviation:  Stat Med     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-17     Completed Date:  1993-06-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8215016     Medline TA:  Stat Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  451-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Southwest Oncology Group, Seattle, Washington 98104-2092.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Clinical Trials as Topic / standards*
Clinical Trials, Phase III as Topic / standards
Data Interpretation, Statistical
Female
Humans
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Neoplasms / therapy*
Professional Staff Committees
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic / standards
Statistics as Topic
United States

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