Learn more about the clinical trials available at St. Vincent Healthcare Frontier Cancer Center.
A clinical trial is the final stage of a long and careful process required to bring new drugs or treatments to patients everywhere. These studies help find safe and effective approaches to disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
At some point in your treatment, a clinical trial may be a recommended next step. The advances that result from these studies help to improve the quality of cancer care for everyone.
Access to clinical trials
SCL Health monitors cancer clinical trials and offers qualified patients the opportunity to participate in those that fit their diagnostic, health and treatment history. By conducting clinical research within our cancer program, we provide patients with direct access to new and emerging science that may help to develop new ways to prevent, detect and treat cancer. Most of the cancer treatments used today are the result of past clinical trials, and many patients benefited by having early access to these lifesaving treatments.
Collaboration between cancer specialists
If you participate in a trial, a team of medical professionals, including oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, nurses, social workers, genetic counselors and research coordinators, work together to provide your care and manage the rules of the study.