NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
March 28, 2006 • Volume 3 / Number 13 E-Mail This Document  |  Download PDF  |  Bulletin Archive/Search  |  Subscribe

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Highlights of the CIS Program


The first 17 CIS contracts are awarded to NCI-designated Cancer Centers


The first national training on clinical trials is launched, as is the adoption of the first standardized clinical trials search tool that tailors CIS' response to caller


CIS Spanish call centers are inaugurated


New contracts are awarded to 14 offices; the CIS Web site is launched; and a new telephone system is implemented


NCI establishes a CIS toll-free number, 1-800-4-CANCER, replacing the previous 34 local toll-free lines


The International CIS Group is established, and the CIS e-mail response service for NCI's Web site is launched


CIS celebrates its 25th anniversary; LiveHelp, an instant-messaging service, is launched


CIS takes its 10 millionth call


CIS celebrates its 30th anniversary