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At the Heart of Tomorrow’s Cancer Care

Why is community-based research important? Being able to join research studies in a person’s own community allows them to stay close to family, friends, support systems, and their local physician and health organizations, where high quality clinical studies are resulting in better care.

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    Publicly Funded Cancer Trials Save More Than 3 Million Years of Life
    August 23, 2017

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ACCC Awards James L. Wade III, M.D. Community Clinical Scientist Award
October 8, 2018

The David King Community Clinical Scientist Award recognizes active community clinical research leaders who have demonstrated leadership in the development, participation, and evaluation of clinical studies and/or are active in the development of new screening, risk assessment, treatment, or supportive care programs for cancer patients. James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO Medical Oncologist, Founder, […]

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I Live To Conquer Cancer – Dr. Alan Lyss
September 11, 2018

Our very own Alan P. Lyss, MD, an oncologist at the Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Heartland Cancer Research NCORP, highlights the importance of bringing cutting-edge cancer research to rural communities.

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