Resources for Investigators

Big Ten CRC Research Criteria
Concept Submission Support
Big Ten CRC Letter of Intent


Clinical Trial Working Groups

Adolescent and Young Adult
Basket Trial
Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Transplant
Breast Cancer
Comparative Oncology
Correlative Sciences
Head and Neck
Lymphoid Malignancies
Melanoma/Cutaneous Oncology
Multiple Myeloma
Myeloid Malignancies
Population Science


Strengths of the Consortium
  • Leverages respective strengths of academic cancer centers to develop multidisciplinary and deep translational research protocols to enhance the quality and impact of trials.
  • Provides access to a large patient population to facilitate the accrual to biologically specialized trials.
  • Offers an additional venue for faculty to develop novel protocols.
  • Attractive for funding sponsors due to streamlined operations.
  • Decreased time to publication through multi-center accrual.


Capabilities of the Consortium
Research Development

  • Budget Development
  • Commercialization & Medical Strategy Development
  • Statistical Analysis Planning
  • Non-Standard of Care Review
  • Interest Survey

Data Systems

  • Electronic Data Capture Database Design & Development
  • Automated Data Querying
  • Data Monitoring Plan
  • Data Management & Validation
  • Data Security & Regulatory Management
  • Biorepository Support
  • Data Analysis

Project Management

  • Feasibility Surveys
  • Study Specific Procedure Manuals
  • Site Monitoring
  • Communications with Sponsor
  • Study Drug Storage & Distribution
  • Microsoft Project Trained Project Managers

Site Support Services

  • Contracting
  • Budget Preparation & Management
  • Serious Adverse Event (SAE) Reporting (site & industry)
  • Correlative & Pharmacogenomic Planning
  • Sample Management
  • Institutional Review Board Submission
  • IRB Continuing Reviews
  • Investigational New Drug Management