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Northwestern Cancer Prevention Consortium

Please visit for updated information regarding the Northwestern Cancer Prevention Consortium and its clinical trials.

For Participants

  • A registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.
  • NCPC Clinical Trials:
    • NWU2013-01-03 - Top-PACT: Intra-mammary Distribution of Transdermal Telapristone Versus Oral Telapristone: a Randomized Window Trial in Women Undergoing Mastectomy (Not recruiting) (video)
    • NWU2014-03-01 – Berberine Chloride In Preventing Colorectal Cancer In Patients With Ulcerative Colitis In Remission (Not Recruiting)
    • NWU2014-04-01 –Simvastatin In Reducing Pancreatitis In Patients With Recurrent, Acute, Or Chronic Pancreatitis (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2013-02-01 - Inhaled Iloprost: A Phase I Trial Of Inhaled Iloprost For The Prevention On Lung Cancer In Former Smokers (study flyer) (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2015-06-01 – Aspirin In Preventing Colorectal Cancer In Patients With Colorectal Adenoma (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2015-06-02 – HPV Vaccine Administered Prior To Living Donor Renal Transplantation In Adult Women (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2015-06-03 –Simvastatin In Preventing Liver Cancer In Patients With Liver Cirrhosis (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2015-06-04 - Oral Tamoxifen: Phase IIB Pre-Surgical Trial of Oral Tamoxifen Versus Transdermal 4-Hydroxytamoxifen in Women with DCIS of the Breast. (study brochure | Fact Sheet ) (Currently Recruiting)
    • NWU2016-08-02 – Defined Green Tea Catechin Extract In Preventing Liver Cancer In Patients With Cirrhosis (Not Recruiting)
    • NWU2017-09-01 – Phase I Trial of Endoxifen Gel Versus Placebo in Women Undergoing Breast Surgery (Not Recruiting)

For Scientists

Please email for information about chemoprevention trials.

Research articles:

These studies are funded by a contract from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

For more information, review the contact information below.

 Contact Us

Seema Khan, MD
Consortium Principal Investigator
Northwestern University
303 E. Superior, Suite 4-111
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-4236

Lifang Hou, MD, PhD
Consortium Co-Principal Investigator
Northwestern University
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-4798

NCPC Administration