Frequently Asked Questions

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The Clinical Trials Unit Leadership team leads the efforts of our clinical research program. As members of the Clinical Trials Unit Leadership team, Drs. Neal Meropol, Smitha Krishnamurthi and Afshin Dowlati answer a few of the more commonly asked questions about clinical trials.

Why are clinical trials important?

What is a Phase I Clinical Trial?

How are new cancer treatments developed?

What makes the UH Seidman Cancer Center unique in the world of clinical trials?

You Have Choices

If you have cancer, you have choices. Talk with your doctor about clinical trials that may be available for you.

For more information on cancer and clinical trials


or view clinical trials offered at UH Seidman Cancer Center.

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