The Voice for Cancer Clinical Trials
The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups is a unique nonprofit
organization with one mission, improving patient awareness of cancer clinical trials,
facilitating access, and promoting participation. Through innovative programs
and services, the Coalition examines and confronts key issues impeding cancer
The Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups was established in
1997 to address its members’ shared goal of improving the cancer clinical trials
system. Today, the Coalition is comprised of members from 10 National Cancer
Institute-sponsored Cooperative Groups, the country’s leading patient advocacy
organizations, and thousands of oncology and cancer research specialists. The
Coalition also works with its partners in the healthcare industry to streamline
and promote cancer clinical trials in both the public and private sectors.
Resources for Cancer Clinical Trials
Educational initiatives address public and patient awareness,
highlighting invaluable contributions to cancer treatment already made by
cancer clinical research. Tactical initiatives explore ways to promote best practices
in cancer clinical trials and maximize efficiency by decreasing barriers.
The Coalition offers a variety of programs and information for
physicians, patient advocate groups, and patients designed to increase
awareness of, and participation in, cancer clinical trials.
The Coalition is a 501©3 organization. Grants, sponsorships,
member dues, and other working relationships support the Coalition’s