More than 50% of golden retrievers over the age of 2 develop cancer — their leading cause of death — with no indication why. A landmark observational study by UBC is working with the Morris Animal Foundation to identify some of these causes.
Traditional randomized controlled trials can help establish the efficacy and safety of pharmaceutical and biological products. Yet manufacturer sponsors are facing increasing pressure to prove the value of a product.
That’s where real-world observational studies come in. These studies have become increasingly important for deriving important information about the value of a therapy.