Canadian Cancer Trials Group Bulletins

Trial Management Group


CRA Volunteers Needed for Disease Site Executives!

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group is actively seeking CRA representatives from Canadian Member sites to sit on the following Disease Site Committee (DSC) Executives:
  • Hematology Site Committee
  • Melanoma Site Committee
  • Head and Neck Working Group
  • Lung Site Committee
  • Sarcoma Site Committee
  • Quality of Life Committee
Disease site committees discuss proposals for new studies and considers their scientific merit and feasibility. Currently there are ten committees, each composed of representatives from centres participating in CCTG trials. Each committee has a chair and an executive; the role of the executive is to review studies proposed by their respective site committees, and on the basis of that review, to recommend trials for consideration to the Clinical Trials Committee (CTC).

The CRA DSC Executive member is expected to represent the perspective of the CRA community during discussion of potential new studies and ongoing trials. If you are a CRA working on CCTG trials in the above sites, we encourage you to consider volunteering. The CRA member is funded to attend the Annual Spring Meeting of Participants, and participates in DSC teleconferences as required.

Please ensure you have the support of your member institution prior to submitting your expression of interest. An Application Form can be found at:
http://www.ctg.queensu.ca/private/cra/VolunteerInformationForm.pdf

Information regarding CCTG Disease Site Committees and the Terms of Reference for this position are available at:

http://www.ctg.queensu.ca/private/cra/DSCCRARepTermsofRefJan2012FINAL.pdf

The application deadline is 2016-Oct-03

Any questions about this opportunity should be directed to:
Christine Bertrim, Trial Management Associate
Canadian Cancer Trials Group Email: cbertrim@ctg.queensu.ca
Phone: (613) 533-6430 Fax: (613) 533-2941