Clinical Trials at Sanford Health
Participate Today. Change Tomorrow.
Sanford Health provides the most advanced care and treatment that today's medical research offers and has over 150 open clinical trials and over 350 ongoing clinical studies. Participating in a clinical trial may provide you with access to innovative treatments, while at the same time helping to improve care and find cures for future generations.
What is a clinical research study?
A research study, or clinical trial, is a scientific research study in which patients help doctors find ways to improve standard treatments and a patients' quality of life. Carefully conducted research studies are the fastest and safest way to find new treatments and improve the health of all patients. Simply stated: Today's gold standard of care was yesterday's research study. The types of studies conducted at Sanford Health include:
- Treatment studies to improve the standard of care.
- Prevention studies to look for better ways to prevent disease.
- Diagnostic and screening studies designed to find better ways to detect diseases.
- Quality of life studies, which explore ways to improve comfort and quality of life for patients.
Enrolling patients whose cancer has progressed after the first line of treatment or who have rare cancers without standard treatment options.
Enrolling patients with recurrent or metastatic head and neck cancers and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).