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Cancer clinical trials

Cancer clinical trials are researcher-led efforts to discover new, more-effective methods to treat your cancer. These trials may involve innovative medicines, traditional procedures and process improvements.

Clinical trials for cancer in Nashville

Are you considering a clinical trial for oncology research?

Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Health gives you the opportunity to participate locally in research that may help find better ways to prevent, screen, diagnose or treat cancer. With our focus on physician-led, patient-centered care, we are helping to redefine cancer care throughout Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Have cancer questions?

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated, confidential helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7.

Our clinical research trial programs

TriStar Health partners with Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute and the Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) to offer our patients access to world-class care and advanced treatments.

Learn about clinical trials

Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) is part of a global research network that has conducted community-based clinical trials and more than 600+ first-in-human clinical trials over the past three decades. The research contributions of SCRI have helped advance the majority of today’s FDA-approved cancer therapies.

For more information about our active cancer clinical trials, please call (615) 986-4366.

FAQs about clinical trials

Our partners at Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute have answered these common questions about clinical trials:

Types of clinical trials available

The number and type of active clinical trials available changes regularly. Your eligibility to participate depends on several criteria, including age, gender, your cancer type and stage, any previous treatments you may have had, and your overall medical history. If you’re interested in participating in a clinical trial, please review the Sarah Cannon clinical trials databases to view the list of open trials and talk with your doctor to determine if a trial may be right for you.

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About Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute

As part of Sarah Cannon, the Cancer Network of HCA Healthcare, our family of facilities offer integrated cancer programs with convenient access to cutting-edge therapies for those facing cancer in our communities. From diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care, our oncology experts ensure you have access to locally-trusted care with the support of a globally-recognized network.

askSARAH Helpline

Have cancer questions? We can help. askSARAH is a dedicated helpline for your cancer-related questions. Our specially trained nurses are available 24/7, and all calls are confidential. Contact askSARAH at (352) 339-7000.

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