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    What Are Clinical Trials?

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    What Are Cancer Clinical Trials?

    Clinical trials help us find new and better ways to treat people with cancer. Clinical trials, also known as research studies, are done with people in order to test various ways to treat cancer. This may include new drugs, new combinations of existing drugs, surgery and/or radiation therapy.

    Many clinical trials compare standard treatments with new ones to find ways to improve cancer treatments and outcomes. The current standard treatments for cancer are the result of past clinical trials.

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