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Other institutions' participation is an essential part of cooperative group research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center. We value our partnership with our National Cancer Trial (NCTN) affiliate network. Together, we hope to advance our collective strength in the area of oncology research.

 National Cancer Trial (NCTN) Affiliates

Northwestern University is considered a main member institution of the NCTN.   As the parent organization, we strive to inform, educate and assist affiliates as needed. For group news and updates as well as specific trial, audit, and meeting information links for each group are below.  Please contact for specific questions not found on the websites.

Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology




Children’s Oncology Group (COG)

Cancer Trials Support Unit (CTSU)

To update CTEP ID and password:

NCTN committee members


 Northwestern Cancer Prevention Consortium (NCPC)

The NCPC conducts Phase I and Phase II clinical trials in cancer prevention, supported by the National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention. Visit the NCPC page to learn more.