Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium
Immunotherapy is a treatment option that uses the body’s natural defense mechanism, the immune system, to fight diseases including cancer. Immunotherapy works by:
A clinical trial is a research study that evaluates new approaches to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, as well as quality of life/patient comfort, behavioral, psychosocial and genetic questions that researchers would like to answer.
They involve human participation. Without this participation, the study may conclude without definitive answers. Each member organization of TRCCC offers clinical trials for cancer patients. To search the clinical trails offered by TRCCC members please visit the websites for each cancer center below.
John Hopkins Medicine
Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute