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News and Announcements

Fellows! Apply for the Paul Carbone, MD Fellowship Award by March 23rd here

Spring 2018 Group Meeting information posted here

Nominations for the 2018 Young Investigator Award due March 30th. Eligibility and nomination instructions posted here

We are now accepting proposals for ctDNA analysis of blood specimens collected from patients in the NCI-MATCH / EAY131 trial

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Listen to a recorded webinar on patient-reported outcomes research by David Cella, PhD here

Watch this CIRB-approved video that explains the E2112 research study, for men and women with advanced breast cancer here





Welcome to the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group website, the source of information about the cooperative group that was formed by the merger of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) and the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN). We are excited to share news of our collaborative effort to design and conduct ground-breaking translational and clinical research.

The merger brought together the strengths and capabilities of two highly respected organizations. Since 1955, ECOG has performed practice-changing multicenter cancer clinical trials, working with more than 6000 physicians, nurses, pharmacists, statisticians, clinical research associates, and cancer research advocates from the United States and around the world. ACRIN, the premier imaging science program in the nation, complements ECOG’s research efforts with its expertise in early detection, imaging diagnosis, comparative-effectiveness research, and cost-effectiveness analysis. Now, as a single entity, we aim to achieve earlier cancer detection, more successful therapeutic intervention, higher rates of prevention, and better patient outcomes.

We look forward to sharing our research and partnering with you, as we reshape the future of patient care.

Robert L. Comis, MD
Group Co-Chair

Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD
Group Co-Chair







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