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Orthopaedic & Arthritis Center

Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center Clinical Trials

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is a world leader in clinical research, a critical aspect of improving orthopaedic and joint disease care. Brigham and Women's Hospital collaborates in clinical trials as a member in the multi-institutional Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) and Clinical Trials @ Partners HealthCare.

A clinical trial is a carefully controlled study of the safety and effectiveness of a medical treatment, strategy, device, or other intervention for humans. By participating in a clinical trial, which is strictly voluntary, a patient may help researchers discover a new life-saving medication or surgical procedure.

Partners HealthCare provides an online directory of all clinical trials open to new participants at BWH and other Partners HealthCare institutions. Below is a listing of open research trials focused on orthopaedic and joint diseases and conditions. Click on a title of interest to be directed to study details and enrollment information.

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Trials by Topics

Sarcoma Clinical Trials

A sarcoma is a tumor that forms in connective tissue -- bones, muscles, tendons, cartilage, nerves, fat, and blood vessels. There are two main kinds of sarcoma: soft tissue sarcoma and bone sarcoma (osteosarcoma).


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