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Table 2 Workload of the Clinical Research Coordinators

From: The role of the clinical research coordinator – data manager – in oncology clinical trials

Parameter N Median Range
No. of current CTs* 37 12.5 2.0–46.0
No. of multinational CTs 33 4.0 0.0–17.5
No. of CTs by sponsorship: 34   
   Pharmaceutical Industry   4.0 0.0–30.0
   Cooperative Groups   8.0 0.0–22.0
No. of CTs by Phase: 30   
   Phase I   0.0 0.0–3.0
   Phase II   5.0 0.0–14.0
   Phase III   5.0 0.0–28.0
   Phase IV   0.5 0.0–5.0
   Compassionate   0.0 0.0–3.0
No. of CTs by Indication: 27   
   Breast cancer   3.0 0.0–21.0
   Lung cancer   3.0 0.0–13.0
   Colorectal cancer   2.0 0.0–9.0
   Head & Neck cancer   0.0 0.0–4.0
   Ovarian cancer   0.0 0.0–2.0
   Other   0.0 0.0–8.0
   No. of patients: 33   %
   0–25   NA 30.3
   26–50   NA 15.2
   51–75   NA 6.1
   76–100   NA 12.1
   >100   NA 36.3
No. of monitoring visits received: per month   2.0 0.0–10.0
  1. *Current CTs: those that were currently recruiting patients CTs: clinical trials; N: number of respondents; NA: not applicable