News & Articles

The Importance of Telehealth for Rare Diseases

Healthcare must reflect all of the opportunities of telehealth, but especially so for those suffering from rare diseases. Before the pandemic, telehealth made up less than 0.01% of healthcare visits

Broadening the Lens of Diversity for More Inclusion in Clinical Research

Although there is still a “guinea pig” stigma associated with clinical research participation, for many, clinical trials offer free or low-cost access to testing, care, and cutting-edge treatments that are

New Data Reveals Decentralized Clinical Trials Yield Better Clinical Trial ROI

In a recent article published by Applied Clinical Trials, CISCRP Founder and Board Chair, Ken Getz, discusses decentralized clinical trials (DCTs) and how their value can be measured. During the pandemic,
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Medical Hero Spotlight: Marc Yale, Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid Advocate

Pemphigoid Diagnosis In 2007, Marc Yale visited his optometrist for a case of what he thought was conjunctivitis (pink eye). After running some tests, his doctor could not determine the

Addressing Barriers to Clinical Trial Enrollment

Clinical trials offer patients with difficult-to-treat forms of cancer a chance to receive the most up-to-date and promising care available with the prospects of improved health outcomes and the benefit

The Extraordinary Gift of Clinical Trial Participation

Medical heroes can be found everywhere. They are mothers and fathers, siblings, children, friends, colleagues, and everyday people who have chosen to give the extraordinary gift of participation in clinical

Clinical Trial Care and Compensation

From “The Gift of Participation” by Ken Getz, Founder & Board Chair, CISCRP Payment for participation is considered compensation for your time and commitment to comply with the protocol. Healthy
Article from CISCRP's Patient Diversity Campaign

Improving Representation in Breast Cancer Clinical Trials & Developing Better Medicines for All

Article from our 2021 May Patient Diversity Campaign The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly on communities of color, has been a painful reminder of the racial and ethnic

Media Awareness

CISCRP implements media campaigns throughout the year to build clinical trial awareness in patient communities and the general public. To learn more visit our Media Awareness webpage.



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