Nebraska Cancer Specialists Expands with Clinical Trials, New Physicians and Locations

Nebraska Cancer Specialists Expands with Clinical Trials, New Physicians and Locations

Despite the recent lag in research, funding, and resources across the country due to COVID-19, Nebraska Cancer Specialists (NCS) is swiftly solidifying itself as the region’s leader in community oncology, adding physicians and locations for the treatment of cancer.

Physician Liaison Comments 

But perhaps one of the most exciting advancements is the expansion of offering phase 1 or early stage clinical trials, says Kelly Horn, physician liaison for NCS. Clinical trials help advance cancer research while offering hope to patients facing cancer, Horn says.

“The Legacy Forward early phase clinical trials program at NCS provides therapies available to advanced stage cancer patients who haven’t responded well or aren’t expected to benefit from standard treatments,” Horn said. “Nebraska Cancer Specialists offers the largest medical oncology clinical trials program in the region. These research trials bring a wide choice of treatment options to patients.” 

The trials are patient-directed, she adds, and encourages patients to speak with their providers to determine if they are candidates for the clinical trials. “Participating in a trial is something a patient can be ...

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