MRCRO

Oncology

Metrics Research has been conducting oncology research in Pakistan, with a specific focus on breast cancer, which affects at least 90,000 women in the country annually, making it the most prevalent type of cancer in all of Asia [1]. In addition to breast cancer, lip and oral cavity cancer, which constitutes 8.6% of cancer cases in Pakistan, is a high focus area of the oncology research segment [2].

1. WHO. (2020, November 17). WHO urges women to learn self-examination to detect early signs of breast cancer. Retrieved from World Health Organization: https://www.emro.who.int/pak/pakistan-events/breast-cancer-awareness-event.html

2. Ferlay J, Ervik M, Lam F, Laversanne M, Colombet M, Mery L, Piñeros M, Znaor A, Soerjomataram I, Bray F (2024). Global Cancer Observatory: Cancer Today. Lyon, France: International Agency for Research on Cancer. Available from: https://gco.iarc.who.int/today

Clinical Trials in Oncology

Diversified experience in oncology-based clinical trials and studies on breast cancer, lymphoma, and leukemia.

Pakistan's JCI Accredited
Oncology Units

3 JCI accredited clinical trial units in Pakistan with Oncology focus.

Breast Cancer
Study

Enrolled 60+ treatment naive patients for breast cancer studies.

Collaborative Oncology Expertise

Collaborative expertise for xenografting, tumor tissue kinetics evaluation, and tumor cell lining evaluation.

Enabling sponsor’s to treatment naïve patients in various oncology-based indications

  • Breast Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Lip & Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • T-Cell & B-Cell Lymphoma

Lip & Oral Cavity Cancer

Breast
Cancer

Bladder
Cancer

Colorectal
Cancer

Leukemia

Lung
Cancer

Pancreatic
Cancer

T-Cell & B-Cell
Lymphoma

Esophageal
Cancer

Prostate
Cancer

Enabling sponsors to enroll treatment naive patients in various oncology-based indications

Lip & Oral Cavity
Cancer

Breast
Cancer

Bladder
Cancer

Colorectal
Cancer

Leukemia

Lung
Cancer

Pancreatic
Cancer

Esophageal
Cancer

Prostate
Cancer

Trial Insurance

  • Customized coverage for clinical trial participant.
  • Risk assessment and tailored insurance solutions
  • Compliance with international and national level regulations.

IT Solutions

  • Enabling collaborations with the EDC tool vendor.
  • Providing IT-enabled data management support.
  • Integrating data from various sources to facilitate efficient data management.
  • Monitoring site performance for optimizing the use of resources.
  • Maintaining audit trails for tracking changes to ensure data integrity through EDC tools.

Specimen Shipment & Handling

  • Secure and compliant handling of biological specimens.
  • Temperature-controlled packaging and shipping.
  • Collaborative services with global logistics network for specimen transportation.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance for international shipments.
  • Expertise in managing various specimen types, including blood, tissue, and urine.

Clinical Trial Ancillary Supplies

  • Enabling the sponsors with the ancillary supplies for clinical trials.
  • Comprehensive inventory management and tracking.
  • Customizing supply chain solutions to meet trial-specific needs.
  • Ensuring timely supply services.
  • Providing cost efficient solutions to optimize trial budgets.

IP/ Placebo / Comparator Sourcing

  • In-house services for sourcing of Investigational Products, comparators, and placebos.
  • Collaboration with suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Experienced team for procurement and logistics management.

Central Laboratory Testing

  • Collaborative services for diagnostic and clinical testing.
  • Enabling sponsors to evaluate diverse range of clinical endpoints through diagnostic tests.
  • Meeting quality standards and regional regulatory compliance.
  • Standardized procedures for authentic and credible outcomes.

Percentage Of Total Contributions

Head Office:

Karachi: Plot No. B-10, Block 16, WCHS, KDA Scheme No.24, Gulshan E Iqbal, Karachi – Pakistan.

Regional Office:

Flat No. 2, first floor, 2-C Plaza ( First floor of M.A Dental Clinic) Pakeeza Market, Sector I-8/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

Regional Presence:

  • Sindh
  • Punjab
  • Balochistan
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa