This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications from institutions/organizations to participate as "Research Bases" for the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-supported Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP).
NCOR P is a community-based research network that:
and conducts clinical trials and other human subject studies for adults and children in cancer prevention, control, screening, and care delivery, as well as quality-of-life studies embedded within treatment trials; Incorporates unique research needs of diverse populations such as, adolescents and young adults (AYAs), and the elderly; racial and ethnic minorities; sexual and gender minorities; and rural residents into studies and takes steps to enhance participation of these groups; Enhances patient and provider access to treatment and imaging trials conducted under the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN); Integrates cancer disparities research within the community network.
NCORP consists of three components each with its own FOA:
NCORP Research Bases (covered by this FOA); NCORP Community Sites; and NCORP Minority/Underserved Community Sites.
The NCORP Research Bases will design and conduct cancer clinical trials and care delivery research studies as well as manage and analyze the data and report the research results.