NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP)

The NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) is a national network of cancer care investigators, providers, academia, and other organizations that care for diverse populations in health systems.

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The DCP Community Oncology and Prevention Trials Research Group administers this program.

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The program brings cancer clinical trials and control and delivery studies to individuals in their own communities, thereby generating a broadly applicable evidence base that contributes to improved patient outcomes and a reduction in cancer disparities.

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Even If Insured, People with Advanced Cancer Often Face Financial Problems

Many people being treated for advanced cancer experience serious financial problems related to the cost of their care, even if they have health insurance, according to a new study.

Executive Summary of the NCORP Research Base Statistical Leads Meeting

A meeting of statistical leads from the seven NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Research Bases with statisticians from the Division of Cancer Prevention (DCP) Biometry Research Group took place on July 16, 2021.

Equity and Access to Trials Highlight the 2021 NCORP Grantee Meeting

The NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) annual meeting for grantees in August 2021 virtually brought together representatives from every NCORP Research Base and Community and Minority Underserved Site to discuss and learn about a range of topics.

NCORP Network Is Highlighted at NCI World Cancer Day Event with Dr. Biden

Dr. Jill Biden, Ed.D., First Lady of the United States, joined NCI leaders and staff for a special virtual event marking World Cancer Day, February 4. Among the progress highlighted was the work of the NCORP.

NCORP PARTNRS Workshop Executive Summary is Available

The executive summary is available of an inaugural workshop to encourage and forge partnerships between oncologists, primary care providers and medical specialists to promote accrual to clinical cancer control and prevention trials conducted by the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).

Researchers Search the Genome for Clues to Early Age Onset Cancers in Racial/Ethnic Minorities

While researchers have identified some of the genetic changes that lead to cancer development, a key knowledge gap remains: finding the genetic changes that drive the development of cancers that arise at an earlier age than average (early onset) in racially and ethnically diverse populations.

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Expands to More States

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded 53 grants to researchers in the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) to conduct multi-site cancer clinical trials and cancer care delivery studies in their communities.

NCORP Tissue Procurement Protocol to Open at 12 Community Sites

NCI Cancer Moonshotâ„  Biobank Launches Exclusively through 20 NCORP Sites

NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) Videos

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