Clinical research is a key part of the cancer care offered at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute. Doctors and research staff create and participate in advanced cancer research studies to bring new treatments to patients. They work with the entire care team to ensure our research efforts are supported in all areas.
The following is a current list of our open, cancer-related research studies at Virginia Piper Cancer Institute locations, part of Allina Health. Patients can participate in the studies at the locations listed with each study.
We focus on:
Clinical trials allow you to:
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Research program leaders
You also have access to more clinical trials through our national partnership with:
This collaboration has earned our clinical researchers national recognition.
Allina Health Research Administration
This department oversees research conducted through Allina Health. It helps researchers meet requirements that protect the health and privacy of patients in clinical trials.
Karen K. Swenson, RN PhD AOCN®, manager and scientific advisor for the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute, part of Allina Health, will receive the 2014 Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson ONS Distinguished Award for Consistent Contribution to Nursing Literature during the Oncology Nursing Society's Annual Congress. Read full story.