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Oncology Clinical Research Support Team (OCRST)

The Oncology Clinical Research Support Team serves as a central resource for all CU Cancer Center members. The resources and services provided are aimed at supporting clinical research across the CU Cancer Center research enterprise. Areas of expertise include Investigator Initiated Trial (IIT) development and support, data quality and reporting, education and training, NCTN/LAPS trial support and Oncology Research Information Exchange Network (ORIEN). 

Support Services

The services provided by the Oncology Clinical Research Support Team include:

  • Study start-up and regulatory maintenance for Investigator-Initiated Trials (IITs).
  • Protocol development and multicenter coordination of IITs.
  • Submission to FDA for IND and IDE applications on IITs.
  • Clinical Data Monitoring to ensure protocol compliance and data quality on IITs.
  • Coordination with the Data and Safety Monitoring Committee (DSMC) that guarantee study participants’ safety.
  • Consistent and timely reporting to the NCI’s Clinical Trials Reporting Program (CTRP) and the FDA’s ClinicalTrials.gov.
  • Foster communication and standardized practices across UCCC departments engaged in clinical research.
  • Providing centralized education and training services for staff and faculty.
  • Coordinate NCTN/LAPS administrative tasks across all participating sites.
  • Dedicated team to support all activities of the ORIEN program.
  • Maintain CC Research Intranet site to serve as central repository of information and resources such as SOPs, meeting slides and minutes, and newsletters.

Visit the Cancer Center Research Intranet to learn more about these services and resources.

General inquiries can be directed to CPDM.IIT@cuanschutz.edu.

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