May 1, 2023: 

Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium (Big Ten CRC) will have an exhibitors booth at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2023 Annual Meeting. Visit Booth #28115 to talk with our highly qualified staff about managing oncology/hematology multi-center clinical trials.

Big Ten CRC will host in-person meetings for the Breast Cancer, Gastrointestinal, Thoracic, Melanoma and the Genitourinary Clinical Trial Working groups during ASCO 2023. If you would like to schedule time with an HCRN staff member during ASCO please reach out to Randy Dillinger at 

To request a calendar invitation with the location of the meeting, please contact Jonathon Ang at Some meetings will have a virtual option for those who cannot attend in person. 

Genitourinary Clinical Trial Working Group: Saturday, June 3 at 7 AM 

Gastrointestinal Clinical Trial Working Group: Saturday, June 3 at 6:30 PM 

Thoracic Clinical Trial Working Group: Saturday, June 3 at 6:30 PM 

Breast Cancer Clinical Trial Working Group: Saturday, June 3 at 8 PM

Melanoma Clinical Trial Working Group: Sunday, June 4 at 6:30 PM 

Through Big Ten CRC’s Clinical Trial Working Groups, investigators receive scientific input from their peers to ensure protocols are well designed and to gauge interest among potential study sites. Big Ten CRC facilitates regular virtual meetings to keep all members of the study team apprised of a study’s progress and to address any concerns or challenges that arise. 

About the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium: The Big Ten cancer centers have united to transform the conduct of cancer research through collaborative, hypothesis-driven, highly translational oncology trials that leverage the scientific and clinical expertise of Big Ten universities. The Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium creates a unique team-research culture to drive science rapidly from ideas to treatment-changing paradigms. Within this innovative environment, today’s research leaders collaborate with and mentor the research leaders of tomorrow with the unified goal of improving the lives of all patients with cancer.

About the Big Ten Conference: The Big Ten Conference is an association of world-class universities whose member institutions share a common mission of research, graduate, professional and undergraduate teaching and public service. Founded in 1896, the Big Ten has sustained a comprehensive set of shared practices and policies that enforce the priority of academics in the lives of students competing in intercollegiate athletics and emphasize the values of integrity, fairness and competitiveness. The broad-based programs of the 14 Big Ten institutions will provide over $200 million in direct financial support to more than 9,800 students for more than 11,000 participation opportunities on 350 teams in 42 different sports. The Big Ten sponsors 28 official conference sports, 14 for men and 14 for women, including the addition of men’s ice hockey and men’s and women’s lacrosse since 2013. For more information, visit