The goal of the Bay Area Tumor Institute is to provide cancer patients and high-risk populations in the East Bay with the most advanced and promising forms of cancer therapy and cancer prevention being offered in the United States and abroad. Such care is only provided via National Cancer Institute-approved cancer clinical research programs.
The Bay Area Tumor Institute is one of 34 National Cancer Institute-approved, community-based clinical research programs authorized to participate in cancer research treatments, providing investigational treatments to cancer patients in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Research is conducted using nationally designed clinical trials that offer cancer patients and “high risk” populations opportunities to participate in therapeutic and cancer prevention research.
The Institute’s Cancer Research Programs include: