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Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP)

State-of-the-art clinical trials in your community medical practice

The Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) is a network for conducting cancer prevention and treatment clinical trials by community medical practioners. This network connects academic centers (Research Bases who design and conduct the trials) with community physicians (CCOP, MB-CCOP) who accrue patients to those trials.

About the Community Clincial Oncology Program
General information about the CCOP, including accrual statistics, publications, and contact information for existing CCOPs and CCOP research bases. Topics include:

  • Facts about the CCOP Network
  • History and Accomplishments
  • Contact Information

Applying to Become a CCOP, MB-CCOP or Research Base
Interested parties must submit a grant application in response to a Request for Application (RFA). The RFA is typically issued annually in spring, with a mid-summer deadline. Requests for applications for CCOPs, CCOP Research Bases and MB-CCOPs are addressed.

Resources for CCOPs and MB-CCOPs
Comprehensive information for CCOP operations. Topics related to Annual Progress Reporting, Accrual Reporting (6- and 12-month), Protocols and Credits and Guidelines are addressed.

Resources for Research Bases
Information for participating Research Bases. Topics include:

  • Reporting, Regulatory and membership Requirements
  • Policies and Guidelines and Protocol Development

Other Links for NCI Investigators Information outside the program.