Inter-laboratory concordance in clinical trials

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Published: 2 Nov 2020
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Prof Ian Cree - International Agency for Research on Cancer

Dr Ian Cree speaks to ecancer about how the expensive and labour-intensive formal harmonisation exercises in the service of clinical trials fulfil the expectations for inter-laboratory concordance. This topic was discussed at this year’s IBCD 2020 virtual meeting.

Dr Cree first explains what inter-laboratory concordance is and what should be the standard criteria for it. He then explains the topic at hand and speaks about how more unity can be brought about in lab-based research.

Dr Cree speaks about how clinical trials should be conducted and covers all the key topics discussed with regards to this topic at IBCD 2020. In the end, he hints at what the future looks like for the new clinical trials that will be carried out from now onwards.