At the Providence Cancer Center, we are committed to doing everything possible to help you through a cancer diagnosis. Part of that includes looking for new and better ways to deliver cancer care — for you and for all people battling the disease.
Through Cancer Research and Clinical Trials, we take part in studies designed to find:
- New treatments that work better than existing therapies and have fewer side effects
- Strategies to prevent cancer
- Ways to improve quality of life during and after treatment
The National Cancer Institute sponsors most of our trails, which are the same research studies that take place at other top cancer centers. Certified nurses and research staff who are overseen by experienced medical and radiation oncologists coordinate our research.
We help identify studies that may be beneficial for you and fully inform you of all potential benefits and risks of your participation. Decisions about taking part are strictly up to you. If you do participate, we closely monitor you throughout the process. Your safety and well-being are our top priority.
By participating in a clinical trial, you may gain access to new, improved therapies before they are widely available.
Team members who may assist you if you take part in one of our clinical trials include:
- Claire Todd, Regulatory Compliance Coordinator: 907-212-4715
- Brittany Rodvik, Clinical Research Associate: 907-212-5016
- Christina Fulcher, Research Nurse: 907-212-4778
- Jillian Head, Research Nurse: 907-212-8572
- Kathleen Wilsack-Shue, Research Nurse: 907-212-3109
- Andrea Castelblanco Pardo, Manager: 907-212-2965
- Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
- American Cancer Society
- Clinical Trials.gov
- Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group/American College of Radiology Imaging Network
- National Cancer Institute
- National Institutes of Health
- National Surgical Adjuvant Breast & Bowel Project
- Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
- Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
- Southwest Oncology Group
- University of Rochester Medical Center