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Cancer Research & Clinical Trials

Until the world discovers a cure for cancer, each new drug and treatment represents new hope. Gain access to sophisticated treatment options through cancer research and national clinical trials at Avera.

Participate in a Clinical Trial

Avera’s robust cancer research and clinical trial programs ensure you have access to the latest developments in cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment strategies.

The Avera Research Institute, in collaboration with the Avera Cancer Institute, currently offers approximately 100 open clinical studies through the National Cancer Institute and industry sponsors.

As part of your treatment through Avera, you may be eligible to participate in investigator-initiated trials – studies in which Avera physicians propose original ideas to research.

Learn about current cancer research trials, including the Breast Cancer Collaborative Registry and Thyroid Tumor Registry, to discover one that may work for you. Talk with your cancer care team or call 605-322-3050 for more information.

Connect with Worldwide Research

As the fifth medical institution in the United States to join the Worldwide Innovative Networking (WIN) Consortium – a global network of leading academic, industry, insurance and non-profit research organizations – Avera Cancer Institute collaborates with other prestigious medical institutions to make personalized cancer care a reality for people worldwide.

Learn more about how Avera’s personalized medicine program ensures you receive the right cancer treatment based on your genetics and circumstances.

24/7 Cancer Support

If you live within the Avera region, you can get the support you need 24/7 and find answers to your cancer-related questions or concerns. Call or email the Avera Cancer Institute Navigation Center today.


Avera Cancer Institute Magazine

avera cancer institute magazine coverStay on top of cancer-related developments by reading the latest issue of our Avera Cancer Institute magazine.

Related Locations

Get fast access to top-quality, comprehensive cancer care close to home. Visit one of our six major Avera Cancer Institute locations or 40 outreach centers serving South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Iowa and North Dakota.

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