Forsyth Medical Center


Using the latest cancer research to provide you with the most advanced care

To provide you with the latest and most advanced forms of cancer treatments, Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center has established itself has a regional leader in cancer research. The research we gather is used to find new ways to prevent, detect and treat your cancer.

For more information about our cancer research or to find out about current cancer clinical trials at Forsyth Medical Center, call


Current cancer research

Our cancer research offers access to nearly 100 national research trials. Some of the cancer clinical trials we're currently participating in focus on the following types of cancer:

  • Bladder, prostate and renal cancers
  • Breast
  • Gynecologic cancers - including cervical, endometrial and ovarian cancers
  • Cancers of the blood
  • Colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers
  • Lung cancer
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Supportive care clinical trials
Our cancer database

In addition to the clinical trials we offer, the Novant Health Derrick L. Davis Cancer Institute also maintains a cancer database to aid in our research efforts. Our cancer database is a cancer information center that contains details about new cancer cases and cancer treatment. We gather this information from our existing patients so we can continuously keep track and gauge the effectiveness of our treatments.