NIH recently videocasted NCI Clinical Trials and Translational Research Advisory Committee - March 2011 and I took a screenshot to put some perspectives on the dollar amount spent on clinical trials.
|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||more than 526 trials|
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)||more than 162 trials|
|Pfizer||more than 140 trials|
The Incidence of Tobacco Taxation) not to mention $15.2 Billion collected by state governments annually. How much did we benefit from this remains to be answered.
As it stands now, the law requires mandatory registration and results reporting for certain clinical trials of drugs, biologics, and devices. Currently, ClinicalTrials.gov seems to be lacking any information that would be actually useful for patients. ClisMap blog is indented to provide patient centric information in this regard and we look forward for your comments and suggestions.