publication date: Aug. 2, 2019

Trials & Tribulations

Barriers to clinical trial enrollment

Part I of a two-part series

Onitilo, Adedayo A MD, PhD, MSCR

Adedayo A. Onitilo, MD, PhD, MSCR, FACP


Oncology/Hematology and Radiation

Oncology Service Line

Department chair, Oncology/Hematology, Marshfield Clinic



Daniel Wall, BSc

Research administrator,

Marshfield Clinic


Stephanie Engelien 

Stephanie Engelien, RN, MSN

Oncology research nurse, Marshfield Clinic


According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), 1,735,350 people were newly diagnosed with cancer in 2018. Of those, 65% are expected to achieve remission from their cancer 1. While most physicians agree that clinical trials advance medical knowledge and improve treatment, estimates as low as 2 – 3% of cancer patients enter clinical trials annually 2, 3. Physician knowledge of available clinical trials at their site, training in communication skills and administering clinical trials, and time constraints during … Continue reading Barriers to clinical trial enrollment

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