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Gastrointestinal and Other Cancers Research Group

About the Research Group

Mission

  • Designs, develops, implements and monitors research efforts for gastrointestinal and other cancers in the areas of chemoprevention, nutrition, and other prevention strategies that include nutritional, pharmacologic, biologic, genetic, vaccines or immunologic interventions and cancer screening and early detection.
  • Designs, develops and implements research through clinical trials screening, testing and validating new technologies that identify premalignant lesions.
  • Monitors clinical trials to develop agents using measures of efficacy that include modulation of surrogate endpoint biomarkers or cancer incidence reduction.
  • Interacts and communicates with extramural and intramural investigators in other NCI divisions and organizations of the National Cancer Program.

Research Group Staff

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

Asad Umar, DVM, PhD
Chief
E-mail: umara@mail.nih.govPhone: (240) 276-7070

See full bio in the About DCP section.

Richard Carter, ESA

E-mail: carterr@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7036

Gary Della'Zanna, DO, MSc

E-mail: dellazannagj@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7042

Brian Reid, MD, PhD

E-mail: reidbj@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7037

Ellen Richmond, RN, MS, AOCN

E-mail: richmone@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7043

Luz Maria Rodriguez, MD, FACS

E-mail: rodrigul@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7039

Jackie Whitted

E-mail: whittedj@mail.nih.gov

Phone: (240) 276-7033


Research Group Contact Information

Phone: (240) 276-7070
Fax: (240) 276-7848

US Mail Address
Gastrointestinal & Other Cancers Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
MSC 9782
Bethesda, MD 20892-9782
    Commercial Delivery Address
Gastrointestinal & Other Cancers Research Group
Division of Cancer Prevention
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850



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