Developing an international network for clinical research: the Gynecological Cancer Intergroup experience

Author(s): Michael A Quinn

International cooperative clinical trials groups are usually evolutionary by nature and their progress and success emanate from compromise, goodwill, hard work, diligence and a vision of improving outcomes in the most scientific and timely way. Practical barriers to success require lateral thinking in many instances and theoretical impediments need to be constantly kept in mind when trials are designed and analyzed.