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Research and Clinical Trials

Involved in national research for more than 30 years, Carle Cancer Institute offers its patients access to innovative ways to fight cancer through clinical trials. Clinical trials offer new insight into how to combat a disease like cancer and demonstrate new ways of preventing, treating, or possibly curing cancer.

Carle Cancer Institute provides access to clinical trials for several types of cancer including but not limited to breast, lung, colon, melanoma, prostate, and ovarian cancer. We are also actively involved in national prevention clinical trials per cancer type. In addition, we offer symptom management program to address the quality of life of cancer patients.

Effects of Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery (RBA)

The investigators wish to study the effects of three forms of bariatric surgery: gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and lap banding. The surgery is not part of the clinical trial. If insurance does not cover the procedure, then the patient is responsible for payment of the surgical process. The investigators are doing pre- and post-surgery testing to provide a better understanding of the effect of bariatric surgery-induced weight loss on 1) alcohol absorption, distribution and elimination from the body; 2) the effects of alcohol on blood sugar; and 3) the effects of alcohol on mood.

Fecal Microbiota Transplant National Registry (FMT)

This registry will prospectively enroll 4,000 patients who undergo FMT at 75 sites throughout North America. Information on FMT methodology employed (e.g., screening of donor and recipient, preparation, FMT delivery) will be collected from each site. The indication for FMT as well as baseline information on recipient will also be collected. Following FMT, patients will be followed at regular intervals up to 10 years post FMT. This will include follow-up information from the patient's healthcare provider at 1 month, 6 months, 1 year, and 2 years after FMT as well as direct communication with patients at least annually up to 10 years after FMT. Follow-up information collected will be designed to assess potential short-term and long-term safety and effectiveness.

A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Guselkumab in Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease (GALAXI)

The purpose of this program is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of guselkumab in participants with Crohn's disease.

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Meet Our Team

With doctors practicing in 80 specialties at locations throughout the region, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle. Our mission is to serve people through high quality care, medical research and education.

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Giving

Charitable gifts are used for numerous projects and programs that enhance the healthcare experience for cancer patients and their loved ones. With your support, we’ll continue to work to eliminate cancer through excellence in diagnosis, treatment, research and education. 

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Awards and Accreditations

Recognized among the nation’s top hospitals, Carle provides excellent healthcare while continuously improving to meet the needs of our patients.

  • National Accreditation Program for Breast Cancer
  • Commission on Cancer
  • ACR - Breast Ultrasound Accredited Company
  • QOPI Certified