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What does CTN stand for?

CTN stands for Clinical Trials Network (NIDA)


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The HistoRx Clinical Trials Network (HCTN) was initiated in response to significant interest from clinical research sponsors to have AQUA technology services available in a CLIA lab setting; HCTN members are the only sites approved and certified to perform AQUA analysis supporting clinical trials.
In the clinical trials, investigators from the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network at 27 medical centers tested two types of transplants, those from half-matched (or haploidentical) bone marrow or cord blood, and published their results in the July 14 issue of Blood.
Consultant haematologist and professor of haematology at the University of Liverpool Richard Clark said: "Being part of this clinical trials network will increase the access of blood cancer patients in Liverpool to life-saving drugs and treatments.
The clinical trial, for patients ages 18 to 70, was sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and conducted by a network of researchers led by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) in collaboration with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network (BMT CTN).
The West Virginia Cancer Clinical Trials Network Upon recognition of the barriers contributing to low cancer clinical trials accrual in the state, the newly formed West Virginia Oncology Society, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, David Lee Cancer Center (Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston), Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center (Marshall University-Huntington), Schiffler Cancer Center (Wheeling Hospital), United Hospital Center (Clarksburg), City Hospital (Martinsburg, West Virginia University-Eastern Division) are working together to establish a cancer clinical trial network to address these issues.
These are among 60 US and international institutions that have been selected and that through the NIAID HIV/AIDS clinical trials networks--AIDS Clinical Trials Group, HIV Prevention Trials Network, HIV Vaccine Trials Network, International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network, International Network for Strategic Initiatives in Global HIV Trials, and Microbicide Trials Network--will participate in research to address the highest priorities in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment.
Thus, NIAID failed to develop the clinical trials network needed to understand the effects of the treatment strategy it was recommending in its guidelines.