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Mercy Participates in National Cancer Research

Clinical research trials answer specific questions about new ways to improve cancer care and to assess the safety and efficacy of new approaches to prevent, detect, diagnose and treat cancer. Standard cancer treatments used today are the direct result of clinical trials of the past. Often, enrollment in a clinical trial can provide access to other therapies that might not otherwise be available for the treatment of certain cancers. Trials may utilize a newly developed drug, or even a drug that has already been approved as treatment for a different type of cancer.

At Mercy Cancer Center, we participate in national cancer research through our affiliation with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN), Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU), Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and pharmaceutical sponsored trials.

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