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 newer drugs that might not otherwise be available for the treatment of certain cancers. Other trials utilize currently available drugs in different regimes that appear more promising than standard therapy.
At Mercy Cancer Center, we participate in national cancer research through our affiliation with the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU), Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) and pharmaceutical sponsored trials.
Cancer Clinical Research Event Calendar