Comprehensive’s National Research Affiliations
In order to provide patients the most progressive and effective cancer treatments, Comprehensive Cancer Centers expanded its clinical reach by partnering with some of the world’s most prominent research affiliations and oncology-specialized organizations. In 1995, Comprehensive physicians became part of The US Oncology Network, which is one of the nation’s largest networks of community-based oncology physicians dedicated to advancing cancer care in America. Comprehensive is also affiliated with the Community Clinical Oncology Program, which was established by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to conduct NCI-supported clinical trials and introduce the newest clinical research findings and procedures to the local medical community.
The US Oncology Network
Comprehensive Cancer Centers physicians are part of The US Oncology Network — one of the nation’s largest networks of community-based oncology physicians dedicated to advancing cancer care in America. The service provider offers more than 1,000 physicians nationwide who share in the development of clinical research, public policy initiatives and innovative cancer care advancements.
US Oncology Research has enrolled 72,000 patients in cancer clinical trials in communities across the country and offers more than 300 active trials at any given time. The research network has offered more than 1,600 trials since inception and has contributed to the development of 100 cancer therapies approved by the FDA. For more information about The US Oncology Network and clinical research information, click here.
Comprehensive Cancer Centers offers clinical trials through the UCLA TRIO-US Network, which is dedicated to advancing translational cancer research by bringing forward innovative and targeted therapeutic concepts into the clinical trial setting. To learn more about UCLA TRIO-US, click here.
Community Clinical Oncology Program
The Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) was established by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in 1983. Through this program, community physicians work with scientists conducting NCI-supported clinical trials. The CCOP introduces the newest clinical research findings and procedures to community settings. Comprehensive is affiliated with Nevada Cancer Research Foundation, which is a CCOP. Through this affiliation, Comprehensive Caner oncologists are able to bring the latest cancer procedures and treatments to its patients.