Meet Our Providers

With providers practicing in 50 specialties at 13 convenient locations, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle.

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Medical Services

Carle Foundation Hospital

Based in Urbana, Ill., the Carle Foundation Hospital is a 393-bed regional care hospital that has achieved Magnet® designation. It is the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

611 W. Park Street, Urbana, IL 61802   |   (217) 383-3311

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center is comprised of a 24-bed critical access hospital and medical clinic based in Hoopeston, Illinois.

701 E. Orange Street, Hoopeston, IL 60942   |   (217) 283-5531

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital

Located in Olney, Ill., Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is a 134-bed hospital with nearly 600 employees serving portions of eight counties in southeastern Illinois.

800 East Locust St, Olney, IL 62459   |   (618) 395-2131

Convenient Care vs. ED

Carle Convenient Care offers same-day treatment for minor illnesses and injuries through walk-in appointments.

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Philanthropy

Philanthropy gives hope to patients and helps take health care in our community to a whole new level.

Classes & Events

Carle offers free community events open to members of the public. Select a category to view the calendar of upcoming events.

Cancer Research & Clinical Trials

Involved in national research for more than 30 years, Carle Cancer Center 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.

  • Why Carle Cancer Research? Learn about the Cancer Research Department »
  • The Carle Cancer Research Department provides access to a variety of clinical trials.
  • The Carle Cancer Research Department has been involved in national clinical trials research since 1976 and has been continuously funded as a Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) since the program's inception in 1983.
  • The Carle Cancer Research Department conducts clinical trials through research base memberships as well as premier medical research facilities, such as Mayo Clinic.

  • Published results of clinical trials in which Carle has enrolled patients will be available soon.

Learn More

For more information, browse our links below or contact the research office at (844) 37-RESEARCH (844-377-3732) or by e-mail.


The Carle Cancer Research Department maintains…

  • 20 dedicated research staff members which includes Clinical Research Professionals (CRPs) who monitor all clinical trials and clinical trial participants.
  • Clinical trials for several types of cancer including but not limited to breast, lung, colon, melanoma, prostate, ovarian.

  • Symptom management program to address the quality of life of cancer patients 

  • Active involvement in national prevention clinical trials.

  • Headquarters in Urbana, Illinois at the Carle Cancer Center where all randomizations, administrative matters, and quality assurance programs are managed.
  • Treating locations in Urbana, Danville, Mattoon, and Effingham, IL

  • An affiliation with Rush-Copley Cancer Center in Aurora, Illinois, and Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Michigan City in Michigan City, Indiana.

Why Carle Cancer Research?

Meet the Cancer Center Investigators

Affiliations

Joining Carle in the CCOP as affiliate institutions are Rush-Copley Cancer Center in Aurora, Illinois and Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Michigan City in Michigan City, Indiana. These locations offer many of the same clinical trials while allowing patients who live near these locations to be seen locally.

Rush-Copley Cancer Center

Phone: 630.978.6212


Rush-Copley Locations

Rush-Copley Medical Center
2000 Ogden Avenue

Aurora, Illinois 60504

Rush-Copley Healthcare Center

1100 West Veterans Parkway

Yorkville, Illinois 60560

Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Michigan City

Phone: 219.861.8664


Franciscan St. Anthony Health Locations

Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Michigan City
301 West Homer Ave.
Michigan City, IN 46360

Michiana Cancer Treatment Center
1507 Wabash St.
Michigan City, IN 46360

Cancer Health Treatment Centers P.C.
104 Woodland
Michigan City, IN 46360

Cancer Health Treatment Centers P.C.
2600 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN 46383

Cancer Health Treatment Centers P.C.
1901 S. Heaton Road
Knox, IN 46534

Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Michigan City/Woodland Health Center
8865 W. 400 N., Suite 100
Michigan City, IN 46360

Glossary

Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP)
Created in 1983 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the CCOP network allows patients and physicians to participate in state-of-the-art clinical trials for cancer prevention and treatment while in their local communities. There are 47 CCOPS and 16 MB-CCOPs currently funded in 35 states across the country, and Puerto Rico.
Clinical Research Professionals (CRPs)
Clinical Research Professionals are medical professionals that work diligently to advance our mission to improve the health status and quality of life for cancer patients by providing a local access to state-of-the-art prevention and treatment trials.
Research Base
A research base is a NCI-designated Cancer Center or Cooperative Group that designs, develops, and conducts cancer prevention and control clinical trials with a community-based focus.
Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are research studies that test whether new ways prevent, diagnose and treat cancer are safe and effective. These clinical trials, also called clinical studies or research protocols, are conducted by physicians with people who volunteer to take part. Frequently, they give patients access to potentially helpful therapies not widely available elsewhere.
Affiliation
A contract whereby one or more hospitals agrees to provide certain benefits to members of a specific health plan. In the case of Carle and its affiliation with Rush-Copley Cancer Center and Franciscan St. Anthony Health, Carle has contracted with these hospitals so that they may have access to cancer clinical trials.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a clinical trial?

A clinical trial is a research study intended to answer specific questions involving medications, medical devices or new ways of using known treatments. Carle conducts clinical trials to determine whether new drugs, devices or treatments are both safe and effective. All research conducted at Carle is reviewed and approved by an Institutional Review Board.

What is the purpose of a clinical trial?

Most clinical trials provide short term treatments related to a designated illness or condition, but do not provide extended or complete primary health care. In addition, by having the patient's healthcare provider work with the research team, the patient can ensure that other medications or treatment will not conflict with the protocol.

What are the benefits of a clinical trial?

Participants play a more active role in their own health care, can gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available and will help others by contributing to medical research. Consult your physician for advice on weighing the benefits and risks of participation.

Are there any participation guidelines?

All clinical trials have guidelines about who may or may not participate. These criteria are based on factors such as age, gender, the type and stage of a disease, previous treatment history, and other medical conditions. Before enrolling a clinical trial, a participant must qualify for the study. No one is ever enrolled in a clinical trial without previous knowledge and written consent.

How is Carle Clinic involved in a participant’s care in a clinical trial?

Our clinical research team (doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals) assesses the health of the participant, provides detailed instructions for participant, monitors the participant carefully during the trial and stays in touch after the trial as needed. Occasionally, a trial may involve additional tests and doctor visits. While in a clinical trial, participants are seen regularly by the research staff to monitor their health and determine the safety and effectiveness of the treatment.

Who regulates the clinical trial process?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) develop the policies and guidelines for all medical research. An Institutional Review Board reviews and approves all study-related documents, such as protocols, informed consent forms, physicians’ credentials and eligibility and patient recruitment materials.