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Embracing Oncology Trials Design: Neo/ Adjuvant, Basket, Umbrella Designs

Embracing Oncology Trials Design: Neo/ Adjuvant, Basket, Umbrella Designs

March 26, 2020


Definitions of each study design, differences among the study designs, challenges faced during design, data collection and data cleaning. Common themes across the different study designs including keys to success and take‐aways.


  • Understand differences between Neo Adjuvant/Adjuvant, Basket and Umbrella Trial Designs
  • Learn about challenges during study design phase of Neo Adjuvant/Adjuvant, Basket and Umbrella Trial Designs 
  • Recognize how to overcome complex study design challenges


Data Management roles involved during complex trials design phase.


Participants can gain insights on how to transform challenges into opportunities when they are assigned to Neo Adjuvant/Adjuvant, Basket and Umbrella Design Trials


Lydia Matombo (US), BSN (Honors), RN, CPM | Associate Director, Clinical Data Management   

Lydia Matombo is an Associate Director at Merck supporting Oncology studies. She has been with Merck Clinical Data Management for 19 Years. She graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a degree in Nursing. Worked at Hackensack University Medical Center as a Cardiac Care Nurse before Joining Merck. She is married and has 3 boys. She loves soccer and currently lives in North Carolina.

Cinthya Achy (Argentina), Bachelor's degree in Sociology with Health Orientation; and Sociology Professor   

She joined Merck in January 2016. She is Data Management Trial Manager in Oncology Studies. Previous experience: She was Study Coordinator and Data Management Assistant at a CRO. Then, Clinical Trial Administrator and Clinical Research Associate at AstraZeneca. Outside of work, she’s mom. She loves to spend time with her family and friends, cooking, travelling, swimming, listening to music, going to concerts, watching football matches, visiting new places and doing new things all the time.


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