OncoLink is pleased to offer a comprehensive listing of the most commonly used chemotherapy agents. This reference guide includes information on how each drug is given, how they work, and common side effects patients may experience.
Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB)- a national clinical research group sponsored by the National Cancer Institute and headquartered at the University of Chicago. Founded with a goal of
bringing together clinical oncologists and laboratory investigators to
develop better treatments for cancer.
Cooperative Human Tissue Network - CHTN is supported
by the NCI to provide biomedical researchers with access to human
tissues. CHTN's purpose is to promote cooperative efforts to collect,
preserve and distribute human tissues for research.
North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) - The North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG) is an affiliation of approximately 20 community clinics throughout the United States with a research base located at Mayo Cancer Center in Rochester, Minnesota.
Radiation Therapy Oncology
Group (RTOG)- Home page of national cooperative
research organization under the auspices of the American College of Radiology. RTOG
conducts multicenter clinical trials which integrate surgical,
radiotherapeutic and chemotherapeutic treatments with an emphasis on
enhancing local-regional tumor control to improve cancer treatment