Cancer Professional and Survivor: ‘Without Clinical Trials, People Like Me Would Have No Hope’

If there wasn’t already a general awareness among the personnel of the Penn State Cancer Institute Clinical Trials Office that February is National Cancer Prevention Month, you may guess the fact that breast cancer survivor Doris Shank, BSN, MSN, administrative director of the office, is preparing for her second cancer-related surgery soon has brought the topic of prevention to mind for some of them in any event. 

Opening Eyes and Doors to New Career and Learning Opportunities in Clinical Research

When the ACRP Certified Professional (ACRP-CP®) certification launched in 2017, it made available to the clinical research field a rigorously developed and validated test leading to a credential highlighting the skills of professionals whose job roles do not easily stay within the boundaries of traditional clinical research coordinators (CRCs), clinical research associates (CRAs), or principal investigators. 

Embracing the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of AI Integration in Healthcare

The rapid evolution of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare promises transformative impacts across various medical domains, "precision medicine" being one of them. However, the surge in AI technologies comes with notable challenges, including concerns over patient data privacy, the unpredictability of AI in clinical scenarios, and potential breaches linked with extensive data sharing.