About Us Section -- Introduction
The Colorado Cancer Research Program is:
- A nonprofit community-based cancer program established
to provide community hospitals and physicians access to a
wide range of cancer research trials in order to provide
their patients with greater options for the treatment,
control, and prevention of cancer.
- One of 55 community oncology programs in the United
States designated to participate in conducting cancer
clinical trials as the best way to test how to treat,
control and prevent cancer.
- A consortium effort among seventeen Colorado hospitals,
over 125 medical and radiation oncologists, surgeons and
other specialists, and a highly trained CCRP oncology
program staff committed to delivering the best that cancer
science has to offer… close to home.
- Governed by a Board of Trustees representing consortium
hospitals and the broader community dedicated to delivering
Eduardo Pajon, MD, CCRP Principal Investigator, (left) and
Nicholas DiBella, MD, past CCRP Board Chairman
To keep hope and
promise alive by the progress that we help make through
community oncology research.
The Mission: To provide the
people of Colorado the opportunity to participate in and benefit
from the medical research through cancer clinical trials.
The Purpose: To serve as a
Community Clinical Oncology Program, as designated by the
National Cancer Institute, to enable the people in the local
community to participate in cancer prevention, cancer control,
and cancer treatment research through local physicians and
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