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Joining a U.S. Cooperative Group

What are the advantages of joining a U.S. cooperative group?

  • Access to academic clinical trials conducted by that group
  • Access to phase III trials conducted by other NCI-sponsored groups that are on the NCI's Clinical Trials Support Unit (CTSU) menu
  • Experience in prospective clinical trials that meet the standards of quality established by the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) for drug licensing trials
  • Opportunity to attend group meetings and propose ideas for future clinical trials.

What are the requirements for participation in a U.S. Cooperative Group?

The requirements for joining a U.S. Cooperative Group are explained in the Planning Clinical Trials and Navigating Regulatory Requirements section of this website.