April 2013 - Welcome
to our newest member hospital, Centerpoint Medical Center. Their KCCOP
investigators are medical oncologists Larry Rosen, MD and Robert Talley, MD.
What is the Kansas City Clinical Oncology Program?
The cancer research program known as the Kansas City Clinical Oncology Program (KCCOP)
is a cooperative effort involving
City area health care organizations,
as well as over 50
The KCCOP is one of 52 such programs established by the National Cancer
Institute (NCI) to provide patients with access to national research studies
while remaining in their own communities.
The KCCOP affiliates with major research centers throughout the nation to bring
the benefits of cutting edge cancer research to Kansas City through
participation in studies with the Southwest Oncology Group, M.D. Anderson Cancer
Center, the National Surgical Adjuvant Breast & Bowel Project, the Radiation
Therapy Oncology Group, the Gynecologic Oncology Group, the Cancer & Leukemia
Group B, and the University of Rochester Cancer Center.
As one of the national trial centers located
throughout the U.S., the KCCOP recruits patients to participate in
investigational cancer studies designed to determine ways to prevent, detect,
diagnose, and treat cancer.
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