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The EORTC laboratory research division

Item Type:Article
Title:The EORTC laboratory research division
Creators Name:Brunner, N. and Double, J. and Fichtner, I. and Gescher, A. and Newell, D. and Oosterhuis, W. and Price, P.
Abstract:The Laboratory Research Division (LRD) of the EORTC currently consists of five Groups with expertise that includes pre-clinical drug development, all aspects of cancer pharmacology, clinically-relevant receptor and biomarker studies, functional imaging and contemporary pathology. The LRD provides a Europewide resource for cancer clinical trials with particular expertise in the evolving field of translational research. In the development of therapies designed to exploit the molecular and cellular pathology of cancer, it is essential that translational research is included at all stages and the EORTC, through the LRD, has access to such expertise. In addition to providing support for drug development and clinical trials, the LRD represents a unique forum for the development of contemporary translational research expertise, the establishment of quality standards and the education of young laboratory and clinical scientists embarking on careers in oncology.
Keywords:Drug Development, Pharmacology, Biomarkers, Functional Imaging, Pathology
Source:European Journal of Cancer
ISSN:0959-8049
Publisher:Pergamon Press (U.K.)
Volume:38
Number:4
Page Range:S14-S18
Date:March 2002
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0959-8049(01)00455-5
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