Patients and Families

At the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, the needs of the cancer patient come first. Part of this commitment involves conducting clinical research with the goal of helping patients live longer, healthier lives. Through clinical research, which involves people who volunteer to participate in clinical trials, researchers can better understand how to diagnose, treat and prevent cancers.

What are Clinical Trials
Types and Phases of Trials
Participating in a Trial

Collaborating Facilities in Hawaiʻi
Frequently Asked Questions
Join a Cancer Prevention and Wellness Study

Patients and Families

At the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, the needs of the cancer patient come first. Part of this commitment involves conducting clinical research with the goal of helping patients live longer, healthier lives. Through clinical research, which involves people who volunteer to participate in clinical trials, researchers can better understand how to diagnose, treat and prevent cancers.

What are Clinical Trials
Types and Phases of Trials
Participating in a Trial

Collaborating Facilities in Hawaiʻi
Frequently Asked Questions
Join a Cancer Prevention and Wellness Study

UH Cancer Center Myth-Truth Video on clinical trials

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[Myth] Aren’t clinical trials for cancer treatment really just for advanced stages of cancer when no other treatments are available? [Truth] The truth is, clinical trials provide the very highest level of care for patients at all stages of cancer, no matter how early or advanced. Your doctor wants what's best for you. Don't be afraid to talk with your doctor about participating in a clinical trial regardless of your diagnosis. Step out of the shadows. Enroll in a cancer clinical trial and move one step closer to cure.