The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology develops
and conducts clinical trials with promising new cancer therapies, and
utilizes the best science to develop optimal treatment and prevention
strategies for cancer, as well as researches methods to alleviate side
effects of cancer and cancer treatments. The Alliance has been awarded a
grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a member of the NCI National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN). The Alliance has also been awarded a grant to serve as a research base for the NCI Community Research Oncology Program (NCORP). Collectively, the Alliance comprises nearly 10,000 cancer specialists at hospitals, medical centers, and community clinics across the United States and Canada.