National Research Affiliations
In order to provide patients the most progressive and effective cancer treatments, Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada expanded its clinical reach by partnering with some of the world’s most prominent 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 of Nevada 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.
The US Oncology Network conducts clinical research through US Oncology Research, its wholly-owned subsidiary and the nation’s largest community-based cancer research network. US Oncology Research has experienced investigators and dedicated research nurses who specialize in Phase I through Phase IV oncology clinical trials. US Oncology Research serves more than 60 sites in 170 locations managing more than 225 active trials at any given time. The research network has enrolled nearly 60,000 patients in more than 1,400 trials since inception in 1992 and has contributed to the development of 53 cancer therapies approved by the FDA. For more information about The US Oncology Network and clinical research information, 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 oncologists are able to bring the latest cancer procedures and treatments to its patients.