Clinical Trials Program with
the National Cancer Institute
When circumstances demand an extraordinary regimen,
the Regional Cancer Center has access to some of the
newest and most promising cancer-fighting treatments
available. Thanks to a clinical trials program with The
National Cancer Institute, our special needs cancer
patients will have access to the latest experimental
drugs and treatments without having to travel out of
town. Local access to these new therapies means our
physicians can aggressively treat even the rarest forms
of cancer with greater anticipation of success.
Cancer clinical trials may not be what you think,
they are a treatment option best considered at the time
of diagnosis. Clinical trials provide patients at all
stages of cancer with the most cutting edge medical
treatment and the highest level of care.
If you are interested in more information on
clinical trials, go to
www.cancer.org and click on Clinical Trials. This
site allows you to find information about clinical
trials and find specific trials that would meet your
needs. You may also call 1-800-ACS-2345 to speak with
someone about the services offered and possibly be
matched up for a trial on the phone. If you are matched
for a trial, be sure to notify your managing physician.
www.clinicaltrials.gov you can obtain additional
information and a list of specific questions to ask
your physician if you are interested in finding a
clinical trial to meet your needs.
Cancer Center - South 9th Street - (270) 762.1506