A cancer clinical trial offers you today's newest drugs and potential breakthrough treatments, before they become widely available. These treatments are covered by insurance in most cases and you have the opportunity to get this care right here in our area.
Talk with your doctor
The more you know about cancer clinical trials, the easier your choice will be. We encourage you to have conversations with your doctor about all treatment options, including clinical trials.
Thinking about taking part in a clinical trial? Here are some quick steps to help you understand the process and what a clinical trial involves:
For more information, read the National Cancer Institute’s “Taking Part in Cancer Treatment Research Studies” brochure (PDF).