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URCC CCOP New Study Available (URCC13070) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jacque Lindke   
Thursday, 17 April 2014 00:00

URCC13070Improving Communication for Cancer Treatment in Older Patients is approved and available for download and submission to your IRB.   The study chair for this protocol is Supriya Mohile, MD, MS, a geriatric oncologist at the University of Rochester Cancer Center.  This is the second of the two geriatric studies we are doing.

The protocol and supporting study documents are posted on our website.  You will need to LOG IN with your CCOP login and password in order to download these documents.  If you have any difficulty with this process, please contact Sebastien Estaque at 585.275.2044 or Steve Marshall at 585.273.2547.

IMPORTANT NOTE-PLEASE READLike the other geriatric study recently made available [URCC13059], this study was discussed at our annual meeting in September and some preliminary training was done during the Thursday night coordinators’ session.  More detailed training for staff who will be involved in this study is required prior to your site beginning accrual.  We will be setting up training sessions electronically through GoToMeeting.  Libby Nagalski will be coordinating that training. More details will follow.

Submit your IRB approval documents to Cathy Lesniewski as usual.  Once we have your IRB approval and your staff have completed the training, we will activate the study.  

Credit for this protocol is 1.3 credits/dyad (patient and caregiver combination).  

 
URCC CCOP New Study Available (URCC13059) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jacque Lindke   
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 00:00

The URCC CCOP Research Base is pleased to announce that URCC13059A Geriatric Assessment Intervention for Patients Aged 70 and Over Receiving Chemotherapy for Advanced Cancer: Reducing Chemotherapy Toxicity in Older Adults is now approved.   The study chair for this protocol is Supriya Mohile, MD, MS, a geriatric oncologist here at the University of Rochester Cancer Center.

The protocol and supporting study documents have been posted on our website and are available for you to download and submit to your IRBs  You will need to LOG IN with your CCOP login and password in order to download these documents.  If you have any difficulty with this process, please contact Sebastien Estaque at 585.275.2044 or Steve Marshall at 585.273.2547.

IMPORTANT NOTE-PLEASE READ:  This study was discussed at our annual meeting in September and some preliminary training was done during the Thursday night coordinators’ session.  More detailed training for staff who will be involved in this study is required prior to your site beginning accrual.  We will be setting up detailed training sessions electronically through GoToMeeting.  More details on that will follow.  We would like to schedule the training sessions to coincide with your IRB approval so there will be as little lag time as possible before you begin accrual.  To that end, please notify Libby Nagalski of the date your IRB(s) will meet to review this protocol.  Her contact information is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 585.275.1364.  We will then contact you to set up the training. 

Submit your IRB approval documents to Cathy Lesniewski as usual.  Once we have your IRB approval and your staff have completed the training, we will activate the study.  Credit for this protocol is 1.0 credits/participant.

 
New Amendment for 10055: Cognitive Function Study Available PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jacque Lindke   
Friday, 07 March 2014 11:00

To CCOP/MBCCOP Investigators and Staff:

Amendment 4 is now available for URCC10055: ASSESSMENT OF COGNITIVE FUNCTION IN BREAST CANCER AND LYMPHOMA PATIENTS RECEIVING CHEMOTHERAPY AT PRE-TREATMENT, POST-TREATMENT, AND AT SIX MONTH FOLLOW-UP.  

This amendment creates a substudy of 200 participants  who will be assessed at 2 additional time points (at one year following Assessment 2 and at two years following Assessment 2) for breast cancer patients and their paired controls.

Study documents have been posted on our website and are available for you to download and submit to your IRBs  You will need to LOG IN with your CCOP login and password in order to download these documents.  If you have any difficulty with this process, please contact Sebastien Estaque at 585-275-2044 or Steve Marshall at 585-273-2547.

Under the “Regulatory Forms” section for URCC10055, you will be able to download:

  • The new protocol
  • The summary of changes
  • The new consent form
  • A PDF file containing all the study forms

In addition to the changes to the protocol and consent form, we have updated the headers of all the data collection forms with “Version Amd 4.” Upon approval at your site, use only these forms.

Instructions on how to create the CANTAB battery of tests for Assessment 4 are available in the “Supporting Documents” section.

NEW: You may enroll patients eligible for the Substudy by filling out the registration form using the usual "Register a subject" link from the main menu and choosing "10055 Cognitive Substudy" as the protocol.

NCI will be giving 0.3 follow-up credits/participant. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 15:10
 
March accruals 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sebastien Estaque   
Monday, 06 May 2013 10:42

You accrued 21 new subjects in March 2014.

TOP ACCRUER was SCCC with new subjects.

Last month in February 2014, you accrued 17 subjects.
 
Last year in March 2013, you accrued 72 subjects;
 
Last year in April 2013, you accrued 51 subjects;
 
 
Click the "Read More..." link to see the site-specific accruals 
Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014 16:11
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2014 meeting dates for Annual URCC Research Base Meeting PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sebastien Estaque   
Monday, 24 February 2014 08:36

Save the date! The Annual Meeting of the URCC CCOP/NCORP Research Base will be held on September 5 & 6, 2014 at the Rochester Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

[There will also be a Thursday night coordinators meeting]

Last Updated on Monday, 24 February 2014 08:37
 
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