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For Mercy Research’s oncology team, caring for cancer patients is not just a career—it’s a calling. We’re honored to help people who are at their most vulnerable. And we’re inspired by our patients’ courage and resilience. Mercy Research has hundreds of adult and pediatric cancer specialists who care for almost every kind of cancer. These nationally known experts engage in clinical research to bring you leading-edge cancer treatments, delivered with the most innovative technologies available.
We’re working to find smarter ways to fight cancer by harnessing the power of genetic testing, gene targeting therapies and activating your body’s immune system to fight cancer.
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Cancer Research for the Ozarks (Ozarks NCORP) is one of 46 NCI Community Oncology Research Programs—a national network of cancer researchers, providers and other institutions that care for diverse patient populations in health systems. Established in the spirit of collaboration between Mercy and CoxHealth, CRO brings access to the latest federally funded clinical trials to the communities we serve.
Learn why personal relationships with patients are important for clinical trials.
Dr. Carla Kurkjiam shares what brought her to specialize in oncology research.
Dr. Bethany Sleckman explains why she went into medical oncology research in St. Louis.
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