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US Oncology Helps Deliver Latest Cancer Therapies Through Local Community Access to Cutting Edge Research
Date:8/19/2010

can help speed enrollment of clinical trials and ultimately advance development of new treatment options.

"This is yet another win, not just for advancing cancer research and cutting-edge therapies, but for the patients these drugs benefit," said Steve Jones, MD, medical director of US Oncology Research and physician with Texas Oncology.  "The size of our network ensures that patients being treated by independent community-based physicians have access to latest clinical studies available."

Darwin Macklin of Colorado Springs, Colo. is one of those patients. As a husband and father of four, Macklin was scared and nervous when he was diagnosed with CML. But, after starting his treatment and a clinical trial at Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, he soon had a positive outlook for his future.

"My doctor and nurses coached me every step of the way. I know they are in my corner," says Macklin. "The clinical trial they have me participating in is working for me. It lets me keep doing what I want to do, like spending time with my family. I am getting high quality treatment close to home, which makes all the difference for my recovery and my state of mind."

Providing novel therapies to patients in the community setting and participating in landmark clinical trials are core to the mission of US Oncology Research. Playing a role in the FDA approval of 42 cancer drugs and supportive care agents is a record rarely matched in the industry.

"The therapies of today are the clinical trials of yesterday," said Dr. Jones. "We need research to find better therapies for patients battling cancer today and to help us discover new treatments for those diseases where we still don't have adequate treatment. We
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