Clinical Research Support

Closing Studies

Closure to Accrual

In addition to keeping the IRB up to date on the status of the study, this sets in motion other changes in our research system such as:

  • Notifying appropriate clinic offices of the study closure
  • Discontinuing SRC accrual monitoring
  • Correctly assessing future monitoring plans
  • Correctly predicting future renewal review types
  • Notifying and the Clinical Trials Reporting Program (CTRP) that the study is no longer recruiting within regulatory deadlines

Whether a study continues to see patients for treatment or follow-up vs. solely doing data analysis will determine how the study is reviewed in coming years and may also impact reporting to NCI and 


Final Closure

To ensure you document the closure correctly, please contact the IRB of record for your study.

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