Clinical trials are an extremely important component of cancer care. According to National Comprehensive Cancer Network Guidelines, "the best management of any cancer patient is in a clinical trial. Participation in clinical trials is especially encouraged." Drs. Brown and Gold actively pursues this mission. Dr. Brown is the PI (Priniciple Investigator) at Beaumont Health of many of the clinical trials offered by cooperative groups in the U.S. (NSABP, SWOG, Alliance). Drs. Brown and Gold also have access to Clinical Trials through Karmanos Cancer Institute, A National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Center (one of two in Michigan).
Multiple clinical trials are available through the NCI (National Cancer Institute). Dr. Brown is Principle Investigator at Beaumont Hospital, Troy (Beaumont Cancer Institute) for a number of these trials. In addition the Clinical Trials offered through the Karmanos Cancer Institute, here is a list of Beaumont Health Breast Cancer related Clinical Trials available, as of January, 2020: