June 15, 2004 at 12:28 PM CDT - Updated June 28 at 5:25 AM
by Michelle Mortensen
Some of the most extensive clinical trials for finding cures for cancer are going on right here in East Texas.
It helped find a cure for various cancers, and today, Trinity Mother Frances' Tyler Cancer Center was nationally recognized. The center won the Clinical Trials Participation Award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
The Tyler Cancer Center has played a pivotal role in clinical research on 19 of the last 23 cancer drugs approved. The physicians of the Tyler Cancer Center were the only group in Texas and one of only 10 groups in the nation to get the award.
For more information on services available through the Tyler Cancer Center, call 903-579-9800, or visit www.usoncology.com.