Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

Office of Compliance and Oversight

New Harmonized Consent Template

Through continued collaboration with the Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board (OCREB), the British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) Research Ethics Board and Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO), consensus has been reached to produce version 2 of the harmonized informed consent form. This achievement is intended to streamline both the development and approval aspects of the consent form without compromising requirements or the essence of informed consent.

The changes consist mainly of clarifications and improved wording. The new version will be implemented for new Canadian Cancer Trials Group centrally activated trials that have yet to go through the development process.

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