Due to COVID-19, new study enrollment is being assessed on a case by case basis. If you have any questions please call our central phone number at 616-391-1230.
CRCWM works with local hospitals and cancer organizations in providing the highest quality care for cancer prevention and treatment. CRCWM will continue to provide access to the latest cancer research both nationally and locally.
Learn more about clinical trials from some of our patients who have participated in them. Read their stories or watch their videos.
Clinical trials are research studies that involve people. These studies test new ways to prevent, detect, diagnose or treat diseases.
Yes. Cancer clinical trials differ according to their primary purpose:
For more information, visit https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/clinical-trials/what-are-trials/types
Clinical trials give eligible participants the opportunity to:
To help you decide if you want to be in a study, U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires that you be given information about the study before you agree to take part. This is known as informed consent.
The research team provides an informed consent document that includes details about the study, such as its purpose, duration, required procedures, and key contacts, risks and potential benefits.The participant then decides whether or not to sign the document. Informed consent is not a contract, and the participant may withdraw from the trial at any time.