|CANCER & TREATMENTS FOR CANCER CENTER PATIENTS PREVENTION & RISK ASSESSMENT CLINICAL TRIALS & RESEARCH LIVING WITH CANCER|
New Therapies, New HopeThe Ravitz Foundation Phase 1/Translational Research Center recently opened its doors to its fi rst clinical trial volunteers. With that important step, the U-M Cancer Center kicked off its newest effort to speed promising therapies from the laboratory to the clinic -- where you, our patient, may ultimately benefit.
Led by Moshe Talpaz, M.D. -- an internationally renowned researcher who helped to develop Gleevec, one of the most effective targeted treatments developed for cancer -- the center is examining potential drugs and therapies for all types of cancer at the earliest stage of the FDA approval process. Phase 1 trials usually involve a small number of people who have not benefited from currently available treatments.
Related ResourcesTo learn more about what clinical trials are, please visit our Clinical Trials web pages.
To find out which clinical trials are now accepting volunteers, browse Cancer Clinical Trials on UMClinicalStudies.org or call the Cancer AnswerLine™ at 1-800-865-1125.
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