Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Pharma Outsourcing
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

WCC Introduces New Service for Oncology Imaging Studies Involving irRC

Published: Friday, August 16, 2013
Last Updated: Friday, August 16, 2013
Bookmark and Share
New service enables combination tumor assessments using both RECIST and irRC.

WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC) has announced a new service that enables efficient capture and analysis of both standard tumor assessment, such as RECIST (Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors), and the newer immune-related response criteria (irRC) simultaneously.

Developed in collaboration with leading academic researchers, WCC’s method has been validated and is being used to evaluate new immune-related treatments.

WCC developed its combination case report form (CRF) to facilitate concurrent tumor assessments using both methods. The new service was designed for sponsors developing immunotherapeutic agents who want to analyze performance using irRC, but also want to capture RECIST responses until the newer irRC becomes more established.

“Employing a combined approach to tumor assessment allows for time savings when performing the imaging interpretation, resulting in a significant cost savings to the sponsor,” said Richard Walovitch, Ph.D., president of WorldCare Clinical.

Walovitch continued, “Using our combination CRF, we’re able to programmatically calculate the response using the criteria of both methods.”

WCC Director of Software Engineering Patrick Chokron will present on the benefits of combining both tumor assessment approaches at the upcoming Immunomodulatory Therapeutic Antibodies for Cancer conference, August 13-15, 2013 in Boston.

Chokron’s presentation, “Image Assessment in Immunotherapeutic Trials: Combining irRC and RECIST 1.1,” will take place at the Hilton Boston Back Bay Hotel on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.


Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,700+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

WorldCare Clinical Promotes Richard Walovitch, Ph.D., to President
WorldCare Clinical, LLC (WCC), an imaging CRO for clinical trials in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it has promoted Richard Walovitch, Ph.D., formerly chief medical officer, to president.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Scientific News
NIH Study Finds Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-Related Diseases
Two-year trial did not produce expected metabolic changes, but influenced other life span markers.
Immunotherapy Agent Benefits Patients with Drug-Resistant Multiple Myeloma in First Human Trial
Daratumumab proved generally safe in patients, even at the highest doses.
NIH Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 Supplements for Cognitive Decline
Research was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
NIH Launches Human RSV Study
Study aims to understand infection in healthy adults to aid development of RSV medicines, vaccines.
Computerized Flexible Needles Prove Themselves in Biological Tissue
The advantage of the system is that you can avoid obstacles with the needles or critical tissues and that the system during the insertion of the needle in real time can adjust the path if, for example, the tissue deforms.
DARWIN 2 24-week Monotherapy Data in RA Confirm Previous Results
Safety profile in DARWIN 2 consistent with previous filgotinib RA studies.
Researchers Publish Landmark “Basket Study”
Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have announced results from the first published basket study, a new form of clinical trial design that explores responses to drugs based on the specific mutations in patients’ tumors rather than where their cancer originated.
Agricultural Intervention Improves HIV Outcomes
A multifaceted farming intervention can reduce food insecurity while improving HIV outcomes in patients in Kenya, according to a randomized, controlled trial led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Overdose of Vitamin D in Teenagers May Lead to Increased Cholesterol Levels
Dosing obese teens with vitamin D shows no benefits for their heart health or diabetes risk, and could have the unintended consequences of increasing cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides. These are the latest findings in a series of Mayo Clinic studies in childhood obesity.
Phase 2 Trials Underway for New Single Dose Malaria Treatment
The new drug, which prevents the malaria parasite from reproducing and spreading, is now undergoing Phase II clinical trials in humans.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
SELECTBIO

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!