Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries

A Practical Guide

  • Daniela Cristina Stefan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Priya Ranganathan, Gouri Pantvaidya, C. S. Pramesh, Rajendra A. Badwe
    Pages 5-28
  3. Fedor Moissenko, Cornelia Braicu, Ciprian Tomuleasa, Ioana Berindan-Neagoe
    Pages 29-39
  4. Matthys Botha, Michèle Desire Zeier
    Pages 41-54
  5. Gilberto Lopes, Gustavo Werutsky, Patricia Moretto
    Pages 55-75
  6. Jean Marie Kabongo Mpolesha, Mala Ali Mapatano, Ahmed Elzawawy, Zandile June-Rose Mchiza
    Pages 77-94
  7. Jingmei Jiang, Philip C. Nasca, Wei Han, Fang Xue, Biao Zhang
    Pages 95-136
  8. Daniela Cristina Stefan, Eduardo Seleiro
    Pages 191-199
  9. Rebecca Johnson, David Kerr
    Pages 201-212
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 213-218

About this book


This book describes the principles around which cancer research and clinical trials can be developed. Additionally, by describing the particularities of planning and implementing cancer research in developing countries, this book provides valuable practical information for researchers in resource-rich countries who contemplate cooperating with scientists from limited-resource countries in performing research.Written and edited by leaders in the field who work in these developing countries, Cancer Research and Clinical Trials in Developing Countries: A Practical Guide will appeal to a wide range of researchers, students, and physicians who are engaging in cancer research and clinical trials. It focuses on methodology and statistics while structured around the needs of cancer research. It provides valuable information regarding international collaboration, funding mechanisms as well as publishing and dissemination of research findings.


cancer in Africa cancer research clinical trials oncology oncology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Daniela Cristina Stefan
    • 1
  1. 1.South African Medical Research Council, Francie van ZylParrow, Cape TownSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-18442-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-18443-2
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Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals