The Clinical Research Services (CRS) is a Shared Resource that provides centralized management of all clinical trials performed at Yale Cancer Center. It provides support for clinical trials conducted by Yale investigators and provides coordination and administrative support for the Yale Cancer Center Protocol Review Committee.
This resource provides the infrastructure necessary to support translational research and high-quality clinical trials. The staff of research nurses, data managers and administrative assistants offers complete support for clinical trials, including: preparation and submission of protocols to review committees, filing of all regulatory documents, establishment and maintenance of research files, completion of Case Report Forms, design of data entry forms, medical record abstraction, preparation of reports and analysis, coordination of monitoring visits and audits, as well as patient education, monitoring and follow-up. The staff has expertise in coordinating industrial, cooperative group and Yale-initiated studies. The office is experienced in all phase studies of drug development and in coordination of multi-center studies.
Howard Hochster, MD, Director