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Clinical trials helps those fighting breast cancer

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month..

Did you know almost every treatment advance made in oncology has come as a result of clinical trials?  What are some of the benefits from participating in those trials?

The Kaiser Permanente consortium, which includes the partnership with other KP regions on the mainland, offer more clinical trials than any other site in Hawaii.

They have access to cutting edge care without having to go to the mainland, and advances in treatment have improved survival, screening and access to care.

KP Breast Care Clinic model allows patient comes for one visit and sees her entire care team.

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