Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are research studies in which people help doctors find ways to improve health and cancer care by evaluating the effectiveness and safety of medications. Clinical Trials are essential to increase our knowledge about cancer and to develop more-effective, less-toxic cancer treatments. Without clinical trials, new drugs and treatments could not be approved. For some patients, clinical research trials represent an avenue for receiving promising new therapies that would not otherwise be available.

Greater participation in clinical trials by cancer patients will speed up the search for new and more effective treatments for cancer. Finding enough patients to conduct a clinical trial is sometimes a problem as nationally, only about 4 or 5 percent of cancer patients take part in clinical trials. Greater participation, especially by older patients and minority groups, would more accurately reflect the broader population of men with prostate cancer.

If you would like to take part in one of our clinical trials, you can start by looking at the list of studies we currently are conducting on prostate cancer and bladder cancer, or contact us by phone at 206-288-1152.  You can also email us at guoncres@u.washington.edu to learn more about our clinical trials and to see if you meet the requirements to participate.
Knowing all you can about clinical trials can help you make a better decision about participating. Learn more about Clinical Trials.
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“Investigation of prostate cancer recurrence using mathematical models”
A project using Intermittent Androgen Suppression clinical study data
Research Institutes:
University of Washington School of Medicine
Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Information Science of Technology, The University of Tokyo
The Jikei University School of Medicine
Tokyo Kosei Nenkin Hospital
September 2011
Participate in Clinical Trials
Your participation in research studies is essential to help us find a cure for prostate cancer.
Please go to the links below for clinical trial opportunities:


» Bladder Cancer Clincial Trials
» Prostate Cancer Clinical Trials






Current UW/SCCA GU Oncology Clinical Trials (For Physicians and Healthcare Providers)
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To learn more about how you can help, contact us at the GU Oncology office at,
206-288-1152 or email at guoncres@u.washington.edu