The Inova Schar Cancer Institute, together with the Department of Advanced Radiation Oncology and Proton Therapy team, participates in groundbreaking research and clinical trials that are paving the way for new treatments for adult and pediatric cancers. This team of researchers is continually striving to find better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer expanding across a variety of different cancer disease groups. In collaboration with leading academic institutions, our numerous clinical trials could make a difference in your treatment plan, as well as those for future patients.

Clinical Trials

You can search our current clinical trials, as well as get answers to frequently asked questions on research protocols. Participation in any research study should be done in consult with your physician and studies may close at any time.   

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We hold ourselves to the most rigorous standards when it comes to your safety and the quality of your care. In fact, the Inova Schar Cancer Institute Department of Advance Radiation Oncology and Proton Therapy was the first to be recognized in both the US and internationally with APEx Accreditation from the world’s premier radiation oncology society, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). 

To earn this distinction, we underwent a rigorous and objective peer review process that focused on our patient centered care, radiation oncology team, policies, procedures and facilities. We are the only provider of APex accredited radiation oncology services and care within the Northern Virginia region.

Learn more about Apex Accreditation standards