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Research

Clinical trials

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) currently has more than 400 clinical trials open for patients. SCCA intends to lead the world in translating scientific discovery into the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of cancer.

Clinical trial A type of research study that tests how well new medical approaches work in people. These studies test new methods of screening, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of a disease.

Guide to clinical trials

SCCA has one of the most active clinical trial programs in the world - providing new hope for our patients every day.

Through clinical trials, our patients gain access to promising new treatments. Every advance in cancer treatment has resulted from clinical trials. For example, bone marrow transplantation, which is considered the most important advance in cancer treatment of the last quartet century started right here.

Today's clinical trials turn cancer research into real-world treatments and cures.

Bone marrow The soft, spongy material in the center of your bones that produces all your blood cells, such as white blood cells, red blood cells and platelets. Clinical trial A type of research study that tests how well new medical approaches work in people. These studies test new methods of screening, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of a disease. Clinical trial A type of research study that tests how well new medical approaches work in people. These studies test new methods of screening, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of a disease.