NCORP Annual Meeting Focuses on Clinical Trials, COVID-19 and Telemedicine

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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer research and clinical trials, and the growing use of telemedicine garnered much of the focus during Part 1 of the annual meeting of the NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) on Aug. 31. Part 2 scheduled for October 6, will focus on progress and practices in cancer care delivery research.

The 14th Harry Hynes Award recognizing excellence in community-based research was presented to Vincent P. Vinciguerra, M.D., of the Northwell Health NCORP. The outstanding NCORP administrator award, renamed the Dorothy Coleman Outstanding Administrator Award, was presented to Erika Radeke, M.P.S., of the Stroger Hospital of Cook County Minority/Underserved NCORP. The NCORP appreciation awards did not include accrual recognitions due to disruptions from the pandemic.

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