Research & Clinical Trials
Access to the most promising treatments
WellSpan patients have access to the latest and most promising cancer therapies, which may not be available elsewhere. WellSpan’s local network of cancer centers collaborates with Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Canter, one of the nation’s leaders in research and innovation. This combined expertise connects our patients to the most innovative options for treatment, symptom management and prevention. You don’t have to travel far to know you are getting the most up-to-date and effective cancer care.
Our partnership with the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center increases our research team’s ability to bring you the latest cancer advancements more quickly. At WellSpan, you have access to as many as 40 prevention and treatment studies at any given time. Our experts direct your care to the most effective treatment plan for your needs.
WellSpan Cancer Centers participate in research and clinical trials for many types of cancer, including:
Studies may be available for treatment, prevention and managing symptoms related to cancer.
How We Can Help
Our professional research team works in conjunction with you, your physicians and nurses to assist with enrollment in studies and collection of research data. In addition to our Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center partnership, we also participate in a large number of National Cancer Institute and nation-wide group trials. These collaborations allow us to bring you the latest cancer treatments that are usually only available at larger centers or universities.
All WellSpan oncology researchers are certified as clinical research professionals, and all our nurses are oncology certified. These certifications ensure that patients are informed and protected, with their care plan at the center of all decisions.
For a list of current trials at WellSpan, visit:
If you are interested in a specific treatment, the WellSpan oncology team will help you explore the options.
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