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Covid (r)Evolution: Episode 11 - Covid-19 and Clinical Research in Oncology

Covid (r)Evolution: Episode 11 - Covid-19 and Clinical Research in Oncology
  • Oncology

Voice of EXCEMED - Covid (r)Evolution: Episode 11 - Paolo A. Ascierto on Covid-19 and Clinical Research in Oncology

Professor Paolo A. Ascierto’s experience and expertise has led him to become one of the world's leading scientists in his field. 

He is Director of The Melanoma Cancer Immunotherapy and Development Therapeutics Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori IRCCS Fondazione Pascale, Naples, Italy, and has been Principal investigator in over 50 international clinical trials. He continues to work on cutting edge research, and has most recently presented findings on the early experimental effects of Tocilizumab on the treatment of Covid-19 Pneumonia. 

In Episode 11 of The Voice of EXCEMED: Covid (r)Evolution, Prof. Ascierto details how the pandemic has changed clinical routines when conducting clinical trials and research, as well as in Pharma interactions. He takes time in this interview to discuss the psychological impact of Covid-19 on cancer patients and offers practical advice to patients and clinicians on how best to operate during these difficult times.

This interview series was made possible thanks to the unrestricted donations received by the EXCEMED Foundation.

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