The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) is a national network that brings cancer clinical trials to people in their communities. The NCORP network designs and conducts trials in the following areas: cancer prevention, screening, supportive care and symptom management, surveillance, health-related quality of life, and cancer care delivery.

The ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group (ECOG-ACRIN) has been awarded a grant by the NCI as a Research Base within NCORP. As a Research Base, ECOG-ACRIN one of several hubs that design and spearhead the conduct of multi-center clinical trials and cancer care delivery research studies. These hubs also provide overall administration, data management, scientific and statistical leadership, operational processes and personnel, and regulatory compliance. For more information, visit the NCORP section of the NCI website.


Co-Principal Investigator

Co-Principal Investigator

Co-Principal Investigator


Lynne I. Wagner, PhD

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Mitchell D. Schnall, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Peter J. Oโ€™Dwyer, MD

University of Pennsylvania and the Abramson Cancer Center

Donna M. Marinucci, BSMT

ECOG-ACRIN Executive Director
Biography (to come)

ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group