Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

Trial Management Group

Permanent Study Closure of Canadian Cancer Trials Group-Led Studies -- Part II

As you may know, Dr. Ralph Meyer and Ms. Melanie Walker have been working on a process to systematically evaluate our trials in order to determine whether continuation of trial activity is warranted.

The first communication disseminated in December 2008 included a total of 66 Phase I/II/III Canadian Cancer Trials Group-led trials that were long ago completed and had, for the most part, already ceased data collection and ethical oversight. We have now identified another subset of Phase II/III Canadian Cancer Trials Group-led trials that are complete and no longer require data submission or REB oversight.

The memorandum identifying this further set of trials that can be permanently closed is available by using this link ...

If you have any questions about this, please contact Anna Sadura at