Policy Number


IWK - 7.42 - Pharmacy Training: Investigational Agents in Oncology


The IWK Health Centre participates in oncology clinical trials that involve human subjects as part of a collaborative clinical research group such as the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) and through industry sponsored trials. This policy outlines the training required for pharmacy staff who handle investigational agents (IAs) [study drugs] used in oncology clinical trials to ensure compliance with Good Clinical Practice principles, federal and provincial regulations and protocol and/or sponsor requirements.