THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Board on Health Care Services
Committee on Cancer Clinical Trials and the NCI Cooperative Group Program
A National Cancer Clinical Trials System for the 21st Century:
Reinvigorating the NCI Cooperative Group Program
This new Institute of Medicine report recommends changes that aim to transform the NCI Cooperative Group Program into a dynamic system that efficiently responds to emerging scientific knowledge involving broad cooperation of stakeholders and leverages evolving technologies to provide high quality practice changing research.
This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on April 15, 2010 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.