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Community Oncology and Prevention Trials

About the Research Group

Mission

  • Develops programs to improve clinical oncology in community settings and coordinates community oncology program activities with the activities of other research programs of the National Cancer Program;
  • Promotes interaction between community oncologists and regional or national clinical cooperative groups;
  • Stimulates psychosocial and physical rehabilitation research;
  • Develops and conducts research on the management of cancer pain;
  • Develops research in the area of supportive care for patients and families;
  • Studies the impact of cancer control programs on the community and
  • Conducts preliminary Phase II cancer control studies of education, attitudes, and behavior of physicians, nurses, and other health professionals to serve as the basis for subsequent cancer control studies.

Research Group Staff

See contact information, room numbers, and more on the Staff Directory in the About DCP section.

Worta McCaskill-Stevens, MD, MS  
Chief
E-mail: mccaskiw@dcpcepn.nci.nih.govPhone: (240) 276-7050

See full bio in the About DCP section.

Martha Basinger

E-mail: basingem@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7111

Eileen Dimond, RN, MS
E-mail: dimonde@mail.nih.govPhone: (240) 276-7086

See full bio in the About DCP section.

Marge Good

E-mail: marge.good@nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7069

Pamela Maxwell

E-mail: maxwellpk@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7081

Ann O'Mara, PhD, RN, MPH
E-mail: omaraa@mail.nih.govPhone: (240) 276-7050

See full bio in the About DCP section.

Deb Pearson

E-mail: pearsond@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-6658

Sandra Russo, MD

E-mail: russos@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-5957

Diane St Germain, RN, MS, CRNP

E-mail: dstgermain@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7082

Sarah Temkin, MD

E-mail: temkinsm@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-5865

Cynthia Whitman, BS

E-mail: whitmanc@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7068

Linda Wong

E-mail: wongl@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7079

Heng Xie, MD, PhD, MPH

E-mail: xiehe@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7072


Research Group Contact Information

Phone: (240) 276-7050
Fax: (240) 276-7847

US Mail Address
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
MSC 9785
Bethesda, MD 20892-9785
    Commercial Delivery Address
Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850



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