Clinical Trials at the Cancer Center

Patients can take part in groundbreaking cancer research through the Southwestern Oncology Research Department (SWORD). SWORD is supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI),  Industrial Trials, and Southwestern Vermont Health Care. 

Use the links below to learn more about clinical trials:

The National Surgical Breast and Bowel Project

The Clinical Trials Support Unit

By improving overall cancer care, clinical trials benefit patients, doctors and their communities. Clinical trials bring patients state-of-the-art medical care through improved staging, new drugs, and consistent follow up care as part of clinical trials.