Oncology Studies and the Shift to a Centralized Lab Approach

Oncology Studies and the Shift to a Centralized Lab Approach Last month I was interviewed by ClinicalLeader for an article about how the central laboratory approach, as opposed to the traditional, distributed model of clinical trial lab testing, is driving higher quality and efficiency in clinical drug development. The article highlighted Covance Central Laboratory Services (Covance CLS) as an example for the new model emerging – using advanced technologies and global operations to concentrate all clinical trial tests into a single, central laboratory. The article also addressed how and why the industry is beginning to adopt central laboratory services for oncology studies. Continue reading