Bringing clarity to cancer

We are working to ensure that everyone touched by cancer has a clear path to the right care.

Our Approach

We combine oncology expertise with advanced technology and analytics to organize real world data in order to guide decisions and actions.

Together, we can bring clarity to cancer care.

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We curate EHR data that can be used to drive research and standardization in order to improve patient outcomes while also reducing costs at your institution.

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We make clinical sense of claims data, providing insight into performance and related outcomes across sites in order to support value-based payment models.

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Life Sciences

Our deeply curated real world data accelerates drug development informing the decisions and actions that will deliver the best drugs to patients faster and at a lower cost.

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Learning How Combining RCTs and RWD Helps With Patient Outcomes Featuring Seshamalini Srinivasan, Laura Fernandes, and Karla Feghali

Real world data (RWD) is data that’s collected outside of clinical trials, whereas randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are conducted to measure the effectiveness of a specific medication or treatment. But how can these two work together to improve patient outcomes?

In this episode of the Real World Talk podcast, our host Mandy Kelly welcomes Seshamalini Srinivasan, Laura Fernandes, and Karla Feghali to talk about the importance of combining RWD and RCTs to bring life-saving treatments to patients faster.

Latest Resources

What Makes a Fit-for-Purpose Database for Clinical Oncology Research?

A fit-for-purpose database includes key variables, reliable and accurate data, and representative samples that can be used to draw meaningful conclusions. RWD can be highly valuable in supporting clinical oncology research, but choosing the right data is essential. The keys to finding the right fit-for-purpose database include relevance, reliability, integrity, and bias.

How Real-World Data Helps Explore Alternative Dosing for Colorectal, Pancreatic Cancer Therapy

Research from MedStar Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center and COTA shows the potential of a more patient-friendly dosing regimen for Stage 4 CRC/PC or locally advanced PC. This collaboration highlights how real-world data can contribute to clinical research and can help answer pressing questions about care already taking place in clinical practice.

Key Takeaways from ASH 2022: Real-World Data Gets Down to Business

The American Society of Hematology’s 2021 annual meeting showed that real-world data is no longer the new kid on the block – it’s an indispensable part of the toolkit for therapeutic development and clinical research. COTA is proud to be a part of the discussion, contributing research this year for chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

Let’s work together to transform cancer care.

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