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Participate in cutting-edge treatment for the treatment of cancer

Patients at Northwest Medical Specialties have access to cutting-edge treatment plans through participation in our extensive clinical research program.

The research program at NWMS was established to provide potentially promising therapies to our patients within the South Sound community.

For the past 20 years, our physicians and staff have been committed to providing our patients an opportunity to participate in clinical trials without having to travel far from home. Clinical trials offer the chance to receive promising new therapies not otherwise available.

All new cancer treatment must first be tested in clinical trials. Clinical trials evaluate new drugs that are not yet approved by the FDA or test new uses for drugs that have already been approved. They also evaluate new combinations of existing drugs and treatments, different doses of approved drugs, or find the best time to begin using a drug or treatment.

Click here to view our current clinical trials.

 

Is a Clinical Trial Right for You?

To find out if participating in a clinical trial is right for you, please ask your doctor or nurse today!

HEALTH ALERT! For the safety of our patients and staff only patients will be allowed into our clinics and everyone MUST wear a mask. See additional information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

COVID-19 NOTICE

Important COVID 19  Information for patients of Northwest Medical Specialties

November 16, 2020 Update

IMPORTANT: NO VISITORS
During these difficult times we are making every effort to keep our patients and staff safe from COVID 19, we appreciate your patience and understanding with the changes you may have seen within our practice.

We strive to protect our patients and staff as much as we possibly can from any exposure on our premises.  NWMS has implemented a system wide policy that does not allow anyone in the building that is not a patient and everyone must wear an NWMS provided mask over their mouth and nose during their time on our premises.  This is to protect our vulnerable patients from the unforeseen possibility of exposure to COVID 19 which can be transmitted through aerosol droplets.  Sadly, we have had patients that have died from the complications of COVID 19, which is both devastating and preventable.

We offer a virtual visit option for family, friends, and companions to participate in the care of our patients through Zoom.  Our staff will assist you with every step of the login process and invite you to participate in real time from your vehicle or designated safe space in our building. Please contact us at 253-428-8700 to set this up.

The following offices are temporarily closed:

If you are experiencing cold or flu symptoms, please make sure to contact us via phone prior to your appointment. You may also contact us for any additional questions by calling our office at (253) 428-8700.

Here are a few additional resources as well:

World Health Organization

Centers for Disease Control