TYPES OF CLINICAL TRIALS
There are several different types of cancer clinical trials. Each type of trial is designed to answer different research questions.
What approaches can prevent a specific type of cancer from developing in people who have not previously had cancer?
Early Detection/Screening Trials:
What are new ways of finding cancer in people before they have any symptoms?
How can new tests or procedures identify a suspected cancer earlier or more accurately?
Can "healthy" genes be used to treat cancer?
What new treatment approaches can help people who have cancer? What is the most effective treatment for people who have cancer?
Quality-of-Life and Supportive Care Trials:
What kinds of interventions can improve the compfor and quality of life of people who have cancer?