ECOG-ACRIN 2020 May newsletter included section Institution Spotlight: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County (SHCC) Minority Underserved NCI Community Oncology Program (MU-NCORP):
The SHCC MU-NCORP, led by Thomas Lad, MD and Urjeet Patel, MD, was established in 2002 and remains one of the only single-site NCORP organizations with no affiliates or sub-affiliates. SHCC is the safety net hospital for uninsured patients in Chicago, Illinois and the surrounding suburbs.
On Monday, May 20th, National Cancer Institute (NCI) will be celebrating Clinical Trials Day. For this occasion NCI is releasing video to draw attention to the strides NCORP Sites are making to bring the latest knowledge and research studies to our communities.
After months of development and vetting, the NCORP video, “Cancer Clinical Trials in Your Community: NCI Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP),” captures the essence of NCORP with several PIs sharing their thoughts and perspectives on the importance of the program to their communities.