Cancer Research & Clinical Trials
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- Comprehensive Cancer Center Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy
- High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Center
- Radiation Therapy Services
Clinical trials contribute to science and provide better care for patients. Alta Bates Summit’s active, robust and aggressive cancer clinical trials and research programs provide the latest in medical treatments before they are made available to the general public.
Through the Jordan Research Education and Development Institute (REDI) and the Bay Area Tumor Institute (BATI ), Alta Bates Summit is able to offer national, multicenter, state-of-the-art cancer clinical trials and is a significant accrual site for these studies. In addition, REDI provides a full array of treatment choices for patients through its participation in industry collaborative trials.
The availability of cancer control and prevention trials allows you to participate in trials for which you would otherwise have to travel to an academic hospital. REDI and BATI are active participants in the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP). NCI trials bring the best minds toward palpable improvement in results through rigorous, peer-reviewed and ethical together to create palpable comparing conventional treatment with promising innovations in phase 3 trials and with newer approaches and agents in phase 2 trials.
For more information, please call 510-204-4155.