February 11, 2013

7:30 am Registration
8:15 am Welcome from the IOM’s National Cancer Policy Forum
  • John Mendelsohn, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Chair, National Cancer Policy Forum

Introduction to the Workshop
  • Monica Bertagnolli, Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI), Workshop Planning Committee Chair
8:25 am Session 1: Updates from NCI and the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) Components: Progress to Date
Moderator: James Doroshow, NCI

NCI Updates
  • James Doroshow, NCI Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

Updates from the Cooperative Groups
  • Robert Comis, ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group

Updates on the Community Clinical Oncology Programs (CCOPs)/NCI Community Cancer Centers Program/NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)
  • Worta McCaskill-Stevens, NCI Division of Cancer Prevention

Panel Discussion
Speakers above plus representatives of community practices in the NCORP:
  • Stephen Grubbs, Helen F. Graham Cancer Center and Christiana Care CCOP
  • Robin Zon, Michiana Hematology-Oncology, and Northern Indiana Cancer Research Consortium CCOP
10:00 am Break

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