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Cancer Research

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials have and continue to help cancer survivors live longer and have a better quality of life. Because of research through clinical trials, scientists and cancer researchers have been able to translate discoveries into new treatments for cancer.

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Cancer Research at Penn Medicine

Pancreatic cancer is a leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. At Penn Medicine, our doctors and researchers are taking action to create more options and better strategies for pancreatic cancer treatment.

Abramson Cancer Center

The Abramson Cancer Center is dedicated to innovative and compassionate cancer care. The clinical program, comprised of a dedicated staff of physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, physical therapists, nutritionists and patient care coordinators, currently has:

  • 305,248 outpatient visits
  • more than 10,230 inpatient discharges
  • more than 81,471 chemotherapy treatments
  • more than 66,000 radiation treatments
  • more than 9,069 participants in nearly 600 clinical trials