Cancer Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies in which people help doctors find ways to improve health and cancer care. Each study tries to answer scientific questions and to find better ways to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer. Learn more about the different types and phases of clinical trials.

Why should I participate in a clinical trial?

Today it is possible to enroll in a clinical trial as the first step in your treatment after a cancer diagnosis. There are literally hundreds of trials available across the country. In fact, many of our most effective treatments used today for breast, colon, rectal and childhood cancers are the result of recent successes in clinical trials. As a participant a patient has the opportunity to help further the cause for other cancer patients, and possibly be helped by the treatments they receive.

Participation in a clinical trial is voluntary. Below is a listing current treatment clinical trials for cancer offered through the Genesis Cancer Care Institute and Iowa Cancer Specialists. See clinical trials offered by Hematology-Oncology Associates of the Quad-Cities, PC

Each trial below is linked to a complete description provided by the National Cancer Institute. If you need assistance with this process, contact us

You may search for other clinical trials through the following links: National Cancer Institute Clinical Trial Search; Emerging Med; Trial Check; or Center Watch.

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  • Breast Cancer Trial: ECOG-ACRIN E2112

    Randomized Phase III Trial of Endocrine Therapy plus Entinostat/Placebo in Postmenopausal Patients with Hormone Receptor-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer Trial: NSABP B-47

    A Randomized Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Therapy Comparing Chemotherapy Alone (Six Cycles of Docetaxel + Cyclophosphamide or Four Cycles of Doxorubicin + Cyclophosphamide Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel) to Chemotherapy + Trastuzumab in Women With Node-Positive or High Risk Node-Negative HER2-Low Invasive Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer Trial: SWOG S1007

    A Phase III, Randomized Clinical Trial of Standard Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy +/- Chemotherapy in Patients with 1-3 Positive Nodes, Hormone Receptor-Positive and HER-2 Negative Breast Cancer (RS) of 25 or Less – Step 1 with Recurrence Score

  • Breast Cancer Trial: SWOG S1207

    Phase III Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial Evaluating the Use of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy +/- One Year of EVEROLIMUS in Patients with High-Risk, Homone Receptor-Positive AND HER2/neu Negative Breast Cancer

  • Colon Cancer: CALGB/SWOG 80702

    Phase III Trial of 6 versus 12 Treatments of Adjuvant FOLFOX plus Celecoxib or Placebo for Patients With Resected Stage III Colon Cancer

  • Gastro-Intestinal Cancer: CALGB/SWOG 80702

    Phase III Trial of 6 versus 12 Treatments of Adjuvant FOLFOX plus Celecoxib or Placebo for Patients With Resected Stage III Colon Cancer

  • Gastro-Intestinal Cancer: SWOG S1201

    A Randomized Phase II Pilot Study Prospectively Evaluating Treatment for Patients Based on ERCC1 (Excision Repair Cross-Complementing 1) for Advanced/Metastatic Esophageal, Gastric, or Gastroesophageal Junction (GEJ) Cancer

  • Lung (Non-Small Cell) Cancer Trial: ECOG-ACRIN E5508

    Randomized Phase III Study of Maintenance Therapy with Bevacizumab, Pemetrexed, or a Combination of Bevacizumab and Pemetrexed Following Carboplatin, Paclitaxel and Bevacizumab for Advanced Non-Squamous Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

  • Lung (Non-Small Cell) SWOG S1400

    Phase II/III Biomarker-Driven Master Protocol for the Second Line Therapy of Squamous Cell Lung Cancer

  • Lung (Small Cell) Cancer: ECOG-ACRIN E2511

    Phase I and Randomized Phase II Double Blind Clinical Trial of Cisplatin and Etoposide in Combination with Veliparib (ABT-888) or Placebo as Frontline Therapy for Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer

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