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Research + Clinical Trials

The Colorectal Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston gives patients access to the latest clinical trials for colon, rectal and anal cancers. Our physicians are always looking for new ways to learn more about and treat these decisions and are proud to offer the below clinical trial options. 

Clinical Trials

Basic Science Research

The Colorectal Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center is currently involved in the below basic science research projects: 

  • NIH Grant KO8 DK085136  Pro-inflammatory Mediator Crosstalk Induces COX-2 in Myofibroblasts via PKC/PKD
  • A Novel In Vivo Mouse Model to Study Stromal-Epithelial Interactions
  • "Platelet Angiogenesis Regulator Protein Levels Predict Colorectal Cancer Stage”supported by the Earl P. Charlton Fund Research Grant