September 23, 2019
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AMENDMENTS

GASTROINTESTINAL

RTOG 1112: Amendment 8; version date: August 19, 2019 (posted on CTSU)

 

OTHER PROTOCOL NOTICES

1. BREAST

NRG-BR004: E-mail Blast (posted on CTSU)


2. GENITOURINARY

NRG-GU006: The Spanish-translated consent form and CIRB approval of the form are available on the CTSU website.

NRG-GU007: Reminder that the study was reopened to accrual with protocol amendment 1 on July 17, 2019. The protocol is currently accruing to the phase I portion of the study (posted on CTSU)


3. GYNECOLOGIC

NRG-GY005: CEC Whole Blood Shipping Address memo (posted on CTSU)


NRG-GY009: Block Submission Reminder memo (posted on CTSU)

 

NRG-GY018: MMR and PD-L1 Kit Ordering (memo posted on CTSU)


Form TR for Biospecimens Shipped to NRG Biospecimen Bank-Columbus Read more

 

Biospecimen Bank-Columbus & SDMC Undergoing Refurbishment Read more

 

4. VTOC TRAINING

The VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration is available for NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0924, RTOG 0920, NRG-HN001, NRG-HN002, NRG-CC003, and NRG-CC004. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat.  The next webinar training is scheduled for Wednesday, October 9.

 

 

DRUG SAFETY UPDATES

Safety updates have been issued for the following studies:

DRUG NAME

PROTOCOL

WEBSITE FOR SAFETY REPORTS

Nivolumab

NRG-BN002

NRG

 

PSC Accepting Applications for CTN and CRA Committees and Working Groups
The NRG Oncology Protocol Support Committee (PSC) is accepting applications for membership on the Clinical Trial Nurse (CTN) Committee, Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Committee, and PSC Working Groups (Education and Training, Mentorship, Protocol Review, and Quality Control). CTN and CRA members must also be a member of a Working Group. If you are not currently a member of a working group, you may apply at the same time.

 

If you are interested in becoming a member of any of the committees or groups mentioned above, the Application Request forms, including instructions and descriptions, are posted here.

 

Click the link(s) below to download the specific application form and instructions (login required).

CTN Application

CRA Application

PSC Working Group Application

 

Applications are to be submitted by Monday October 21, 2019.  Please forward questions to: NRG-PSC@nrgoncology.org

  

A Letter from the NRG Oncology Group Chairs on Rare Tumor Trials

NRG Oncology Group Chairs were recently asked to provide a letter to support an NRG Oncology investigator’s response to a query at their institution related to a study not meeting the accrual threshold for remaining open. Read more

CTTI Webinar: Using Real-World Data to Plan Eligibility Criteria and Improve Recruitment in Clinical Trials

The Clinical Trials Transformative Initiative (CTTI) will be hosting a public webinar on October 17, 2019 at 12pm ET discussing the use of real-world data in enhancing trial eligibility criteria and recruitment strategies. The CTTI will release new recommendations, resources, and case studies for using RWD in planning trials and recruiting participants.  Read more

NRG Oncology at ASTRO19 Recap

Results from 21 NRG Oncology clinical trials were presented at the 2019 American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL this September. All four ASTRO Plenary Session presentations are featuring NRG Oncology research, and these four highly impactful projects were chosen from over 3,000 submitted abstracts.  Read more

PUBLICATIONS REMINDERS

Please note the following upcoming meeting and abstract submission deadline dates

Upcoming Meetings

European Society of Gynaecolocial Oncology (ESGO) Biennial Nov 2-5, 2019; Athens, Greece

European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO); Sep 27 - Oct 1, 2019; Barcelona, Spain

International Society for Quality of Life Research (ISOQOL); Oct 20-23, 2019; San Diego, CA

Upcoming Abstract Submission Deadlines

American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS); Apr 25-28, 2020; New York, NY; due to publications committee Oct 1, 2019; meeting submission deadline Oct 15, 2019


American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GI
; Jan 23-25, 2020; San Francisco, CA; due to publications committee Sep 17, 2019; meeting submission deadline Oct 1, 2019


American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) GU
; Feb 13-15, 2020; San Francisco, CA; due to publications committee Oct 8, 2019; meeting submission deadline Oct 22, 2019


European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
; Apr 3-7, 2020; Vienna, Austria; due to publications committee Oct 9, 2019; meeting submission deadline Oct 23, 2019; Late submission Jan 15,2020


Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO)
; Mar 28-31, 2020; Toronto, ON Canada; meeting submission deadline Sep 17, 2019; Intl abstr  11-5-19; LBA 1-7-20


Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO)
; Mar 25-28, 2020; Boston, MA; due to publications committee Sep 16, 2019; meeting submission deadline Oct 7, 2019

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