For decades, Regional Cancer Care Associates has been at the forefront of colon cancer treatments. Today, we conduct more than 300 advanced clinical trials, giving you access to cutting-edge treatments and procedures that someday may bring new hope to colon cancer patients around the world. Search our database of clinical trials, or speak with your RCCA cancer specialist to see if a colon cancer clinical trial is right for you.
Over the past several decades, death rates from colon cancer have been declining, and this is due in large part to clinical trials. In a nutshell, clinical trials are meticulously designed research studies that determine the effectiveness and safety of a particular medical strategy, treatment or device. Because they’re used for research, these trials follow strict scientific standards to produce reliable and repeatable results. If the clinical trial is deemed successful, new drugs and treatments for colon cancer will become available to the general public.
Treatment methods and medications are constantly being developed, and as a colon cancer patient, you will have access to the latest innovations when you enroll in a clinical trial. If you’re hesitant about becoming involved in a clinical trial, consider these factors:
Do you want to participate in a clinical trial for colon cancer treatment? Ask your RCCA cancer care specialist if you’re a good candidate. Schedule an appointment at your nearest RCCA location today.
Regional Cancer Care Associates is one of fewer than 200 medical practices in the country selected to participate in the Oncology Care Model (OCM); a recent Medicare initiative aimed at improving care coordination and access to and quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries undergoing chemotherapy treatment.