Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that test whether new medical treatments, devices or strategies  are safe and effective.

People who volunteer for clinical trials play an active role in their own health care, often gain access to experimental treatments, and help others by improving and advancing medical care.

At Providence Cancer Center, our scientists and physicians work closely together to make clinical trials a regular part of cancer care. Patients may take part in studies initiated by our translational researchers at the Robert W. Franz Cancer Research Center in the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute, in addition to studies sponsored by the National Cancer Institute or pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Our clinical trials team works directly with physicians to identify clinical trials appropriate for their patients’ specific stage of disease.

The goals of clinical research vary from trial to trial. Generally, they are designed to:

  • Improve prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of cancer
  • Discover whether a particular drug  or medical treatment is safe and effective
  • Advance the state of scientific and medical knowledge
  • Measure and improve the quality of life for patients and their families
Find cancer clinical trials available in Oregon in the list below. You may search by keyword or condition/disease, or browse using the page numbers and arrows. Find additional trials by using the search term “Oncology Multiple Tumor Sites". To learn more about a particular trial and qualification criteria, click the trial name and then the listed contact link, or talk with your physician.

For more information about clinical trials available through Providence Cancer Center, call 503-215-2614
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Phase III Intergroup Study of Temozolomide Alone versus Radiotherapy with Concomitant and Adjuvant Temozolomide versus Radiotherapy with Adjuvant PCV Chemotherapy in Patients with 1p/19q Co-deleted Anaplastic Glioma or Low Grade Glioma

This research study is a Phase III clinical trial. The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of radiotherapy with temozolomide...

Alison Conlin, M.D.

The Pacific Cancer Research Consortium clinical trials are offered at multiple locations throughout Oregon, Washington, Alaska, California, and Idaho. To find a location near you, please contact the Patient Engagement Center at 844-552-2734.

Randomized Phase II Study: Corticosteroids + Bevacizumab vs. Corticosteroids + Placebo (BeSt) for Radionecrosis after Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases.

This randomized phase II study aims to investigate whether the addition of bevacizumab to standard corticosteroid therapy results in greater...

Alison Conlin, M.D.

The Pacific Cancer Research Consortium clinical trials are offered at multiple locations throughout Oregon, Washington, Alaska, California, and Idaho. To find a location near you, please contact the Patient Engagement Center at 844-552-2734.

A Cohort Study to Evaluate Genetic Predictors of Aromatase Inhibitor Musculoskeletal Symptoms (AIMSS)

This pilot clinical trial studies anastrozole in treating aromatase inhibitor musculoskeletal symptoms in female patients with stage I-III breast...

Alison Conlin, M.D.

The Pacific Cancer Research Consortium clinical trials are offered at multiple locations throughout Oregon, Washington, Alaska, California, and Idaho. To find a location near you, please contact the Patient Engagement Center at 844-552-2734.

A Phase 1b Study of Abemaciclib in Combination with Therapies for Patients with Metastatic Breast Cancer

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of a study drug known as LY2835219 in combination with different standard hormone...

Alison Conlin, M.D.
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Eastside
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Newberg
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Southeast
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Westside

A Phase 2 Study of Abemaciclib in Patients With Brain Metastases Secondary to Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer, Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, or Melanoma

The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the study drug known as abemaciclib in participants with hormone...

Alison Conlin, M.D.
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Eastside
  • Oncology and Hematology Care Westside
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