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Clinical Trials

As part of an academic medical center, the Department of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine aims to improve the human health through scientific research.

Clinical trials test or study drugs, surgical procedures, medical devices or interventions with human subjects. They look to determine their safety and effectiveness in relation to treating specific diseases. Clinical trials are part of clinical research and are at the heart of all medical advances.

Department of Radiation Oncology clinical trials are conducted via the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. Visit the center's Clinical Trials page to learn more.