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

are proud of the team effort within the US Oncology Research network that has allowed independent community-based physicians to participate in the development of new treatments for cancer."

"There are so many lives lost to cancer," said Dr. Kolibaba. "US Oncology Research and its physician participants understand that research leads to cancer cures, that new therapies extend survival, and that carefully conducted clinical trials are the only way that progress is achieved. There is no better way to help patients than to offer new treatments. Through participation in clinical trials, physicians can do both, treating cancer patients with the best possible care and moving the field forward."

US Oncology Research is physician-led and physician-driven with a successful history of clinical depth and expertise.  

  • More than 43,000 patients have participated in US Oncology Research trials.  
  • With the approval of Tasigna, US Oncology Research has played a role in the development of 42 cancer therapies approved by the FDA in less than two decades.
  • The US Oncology Research network includes more than 80 practices in 200 locations across the U.S.
  • The network supports 14 sites that offer Phase I trials, including first-in-human trials.
  • At any given time, the network has more than 200 active trials.
  • Leadership at US Oncology Research consists of experts in a wide variety of cancer specialties including Breast Cancer, Developmental Therapeutics, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Hematologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Genitourinary Cancer, Lung Cancer, Translational Oncology Program, and Radiation Therapy.
  • 57 manuscripts from investigator-initiated studies have been published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • US Oncology Research supports the nation's largest research network specializing in Phase I-IV oncology clinical trials.  Investigator- and sponsor-initiated
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