Clinical trials are research studies that test new ways to detect, prevent or treat disease. Mayo Clinic conducts more than 3,000 clinical trials and research studies each year and often coordinates national clinical trials with other medical centers.
Learn more about clinical trials and whether Mayo Clinic may be conducting a clinical trial related to your condition or procedure.
Designer Drugs for Multiple Myeloma
Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells. It's the second most common blood cancer in the United States after lymphoma, yet no new treatments have been developed in a generation. To better predict drug response, a team of Mayo Clinic hematologists are researching the reactions between various drugs and the genes that control cellular growth.
Read more in Discovery's Edge.