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Cancer clinical trials


Clinical trials are studies of promising new approaches to care, which may include new medications or an innovative technique to deliver a treatment. All of today’s standard cancer treatments were once clinical trials. 

Our team is dedicated to developing new and better cancer care options through continued commitment to clinical trials. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center offers an extensive range of trials, expert specialists, active Phase I program and a supportive team to help you achieve optimal health.

Why Choose Cancer Clinical Trials at Vanderbilt

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    Knowledge and experience

    We have nearly 500 active clinical trials at our center. Because of our commitment to research and innovation, top doctors from around the country choose to work at Vanderbilt-Ingram. Our patients benefit from the most skilled experts in the field, who specialize in their particular field of cancer care. This level of expertise means that you are getting the safest, most effective treatment available.

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    Active Phase I program

    Vanderbilt-Ingram is a leader in Phase I trials. Phase I trials test new treatments in humans for the first time. Phase I trials require the most advanced facilities, deep support system and experienced clinical trials staff.

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    Leaders in immunotherapy

    Immunotherapy is a treatment method that uses a patient’s own immune cells to fight the cancer. With our ongoing work in immunotherapy, we are changing the face of cancer treatment.

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    Personalized medicine

    We are pioneers in genomic research to match patients to the correct therapies. Using changes in the tumor’s DNA, we can find the right clinical trial that has the highest chance of working for you. Learn more about how we use precision medicine in cancer care.

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    Investigator-initiated trials

    We have many clinical trials that are initiated by our physicians. In these studies, our experts, leaders in the cancer field, are driving the research and making the key decisions along the way.

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    Support staff

    We have a responsive, expert support staff to help you navigate the clinical trial process. Our team will assist you with details about travel and lodging during the trial. We lift the burden of figuring out these details so you can focus on feeling better.

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    Cancer clinical trials

    As a leading cancer research center, we offer the latest approaches being studied in clinical trials. When you take part in a cancer clinical trial, you have the chance to help improve treatment for others, while also receiving expert care from our experienced doctors and research nurses. Find a clinical trial at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

For Referring Physicians

To refer a patient for specific clinic trials at Vanderbilt-Ingram, including Phase 1 trials, call 1-800-811-8480.