Established in 1980, the Canadian Cancer Trials Group is a cancer research cooperative group that provides unique expertise and infrastructure to conduct national and international multicentre phase I-III cancer clinical trials aimed at improving the survival and quality of life of cancer patients across all cancer types. It is one of the national programmes and networks of the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute(CCSRI). The Central Operations and Statistics Office is located at Queen's University, Kingston Ontario at the Cancer Research Institute.
Canadian Cancer Trials Group collaborates extensively in Canada and has a network of more than 80 main member institutions which includes over 2100 Canadian Investigators. Internationally Canadian Cancer Trials Group has collaborated with single sites, and other cooperative groups around the world including Europe, Australia, and the United States. Canadian Cancer Trials Group collaborations have included over 40 countries. Global collaboration is essential to the success of clinical trials and has been critical in moving the cancer research agenda forward.
Canadian Cancer Trials Group International Collaborations