Breast Cancer and Clinical Trials – What You Need to Know

Mission Hospital’s Cancer Program is proud to offer clinical trials to our breast cancer patients. But what exactly is a clinical trial? What are the benefits? How do patients decide if they are right for them? Let’s address these common questions. >>READ MORE

FirstHealth Awarded for Clinical Trial Participation

PINEHURST — Several hundred patients are now actively involved or are being followed in studies conducted by the FirstHealth of the Carolinas Clinical Trials program.

The program recently received a Gold Seal Award from the Southeast Clinical Oncology Research Consortium and the National Cancer Institute.

A group of community oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists and urologists in the Southeastern United States who are committed to bringing cancer clinical trials to their communities, SCOR helps facilitate the connection between affiliate members and patients and the clinical trials they seek. This allows affiliates to administer state-of-the-art cancer treatment to patients in need. >>read more

(from Richmond County Daily Journal)