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Akerley Group Research

Improvements in cancer treatment evolve from laboratory discoveries, animal studies, and controlled clinical trials. This process is most effective when basic scientists and clinicians work side by side. As Senior Director of Community Oncology Research at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Dr. Akerley works with basic scientists and clinicians to collaborate in solving problems related to cancer patients. Clinical trials offer promising new treatments to qualifying patients and are a critical step in developing improved cancer treatments.