NCORP Community Sites, Minority/Underserved Community Sites, and Research Bases

Map of the site locations, see list below for details.

Cities with multiple sites may overlap on the map; please check the full listing below.


Research Bases (Funded under RFA-13-012)

Alliance NCORP Research Base
Jan Buckner, MD
Rochester, MN

Children's Oncology Group (COG) NCORP Research Base
Brad Pollock, MPH, PhD
Philadelphia, PA

Lynne Wagner, PhD
Philadelphia, PA

NRG Oncology NCORP Research Base
Deborah Watkins Bruner, PhD, RN
Philadelphia, PA

SWOG NCORP Research Base
Charles Blanke, MD
Portland, OR

University of Rochester NCORP Research Base
Gary Morrow, PhD, MS
Rochester, NY

Wake Forest NCORP Research Base
Glenn Lesser, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

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Community Sites (Funded under RFA-13-013)

Listed Alphabetically by State of Lead Site
Principal Investigator/PI Location
State(s) Included in Catchment Areas
Cancer Care Delivery Research (CCDR) Component Sites, * indicates additional CCDR Sites not listed

Bay Area Tumor Institute NCORP
Jon Greif, DO, FACS
Oakland, CA

Catchment Area: California

CCDR Sites: 
Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
Childrens Hospital Research Center Oakland
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center–Summit Campus

Kaiser Permanente NCORP
Lou Fehrenbacher, MD
Oakland, CA

Catchment Area: California, Oregon, Colorado, Hawaii

CCDR Sites:*
Kaiser Permanente Northern California / Southern California
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Kaiser Permanente Colorado

Colorado Cancer Research Program NCORP
Keren Sturtz, MD
Denver, CO

Catchment Area: Colorado

CCDR Site:
Penrose St. Francis Health Services

Catholic Health Initiative Institute for Research (CIRI) Oncology Research Alliance NCORP
Dax Kurbegov, MD
Englewood, CO

Catchment Area: Colorado, Iowa, Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky, Washington, Ohio

CCDR Sites:*
Good Samaritan-Kearney
St. Francis-Grand Island
St. Elizabeth-Lincoln

Delaware/Christiana Care NCORP
Stephen Grubbs, MD
Newark, DE

Catchment Area: Delaware

CCDR Sites:*
Christiana Care
Medical Oncology Hematology Consultants
Regional Hematology Oncology PA

Nemours NCORP
Eric Sandler, MD
Wilmington, DE

Catchment Area: Delaware, Florida

CCDR Sites:*
Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Nemours Children’s Hospital

Florida Pediatric NCORP
Emad Salman, MD
Tampa, FL

Catchment Area: Florida

CCDR Sites:*
Golisano Children’s Hospital-Lee Memorial
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
MD Anderson Cancer Center-Orlando

Georgia NCORP
Guilherme Cantuaria, MD, PhD
Atlanta, GA

Catchment Area: Georgia, South Carolina

CCDR Sites:
St. Joseph's Candler Hospital/Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion
Northside Hospital Cancer Institute (NHCI)

Heartland Cancer Research NCORP
James Wade, MD
Decatur, IL

Catchment Area: Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky

CCDR Sites:*
Decatur Memorial Hospital
Cancer Care Specialists of Central Illinois
Saint Francis Medical Center

Carle Cancer Center NCORP
Kendrith Rowland, MD
Urbana, IL

Catchment Area: Illinois, Indiana

CCDR Sites:
Carle Cancer Center
Franciscan St. Anthony Health
Rush-Copley Medical Center

Iowa-Wide Oncology Research Coalition NCORP
Robert Behrens, MD
Des Moines, IA

Catchment Area: Iowa, Illinois

CCDR Sites:
Mercy Medical Center/Oncology
Iowa Oncology Research Association

Kansas City NCORP
Rakesh Gaur, MD, MPH
Prairie Village, KS

Catchment Area: Kansas, Missouri

CCDR Sites:
Research Medical Center
St. Luke’s Hospital-Kansas City

Wichita NCORP
Shaker Dakhil, MD
Wichita, KS

Catchment Area: Kansas, Oklahoma

CCDR Sites:*
Cancer Center of Kansas
Associates in Women’s Health
Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Ochsner NCORP
Jyotsna Fuloria, MD, MBBS
New Orleans, LA

Catchment Area: Louisiana, Mississippi

CCDR Sites:
Ochsner Medical Center

Michigan Cancer Research Consortium NCORP
Philip Stella, MD
Ann Arbor, MI

Catchment Area: Michigan, Connecticut, Idaho

CCDR Sites:*
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital
Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute
Sparrow Hospital

Cancer Research Consortium of West Michigan NCORP
Gilbert Padula, MD
Grand Rapids, MI

Catchment Area: Michigan

CCDR Sites:*
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s
Spectrum Health
West Michigan Cancer Center

Beaumont NCORP
John Robertson, MD
Royal Oak, MI

Catchment Area: Michigan

CCDR Sites:
Beaumont Royal Oak

Essentia Health NCORP
Daniel Nikcevich, MD, PhD
Duluth, MN

Catchment Area: Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota

CCDR Site:
Essentia Health Duluth Clinic

Metro-Minnesota NCORP
Joseph Leach, MD
Saint Louis Park, MN

Catchment Area: Minnesota

CCDR Sites:*
New Ulm Medical Center
North Memorial Medical Center
Rice Memorial Hospital

Cancer Research for the Ozarks NCORP
Jay Carlson, DO
Springfield, MO

Catchment Area: Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma

CCDR Sites:
Mercy Springfield

Montana Cancer Consortium NCORP
Benjamin Marchello, MD
Billings, MT

Catchment Area: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming

CCDR Sites:*
Benefis Health System
Billings Clinic
Bozeman Deaconess Hospital

Southeast Cancer Consortium-Upstate NCORP
James Atkins, MD
Winston-Salem, NC

Catchment Area: North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia

CCDR Sites:
Spartanburg Regional Hospital/Gibbs Cancer Center
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center

Nevada Cancer Research Foundation NCORP
John Ellerton, MD, CM
Las Vegas, NV

Catchment Area: Nevada

CCDR Sites:*
University Medical Center Southern NV
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Summerlin Hospital Medical Center

North Shore-LIJ Health System NCORP
Vincent Vinciguerra, MD
Manhasset, NY

Catchment Area: New York

CCDR Sites:*
Monter Cancer Center
North Shore University Hospital
Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Columbus NCORP
Philip Kuebler, MD, PhD
Columbus, OH

Catchment Area: Ohio

CCDR Sites:
Riverside Methodist Hospital
Mt. Carmel Health Care System
Adena Medical Center

Dayton NCORP
Howard Gross, MD
Dayton, OH

Catchment Area: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana

CCDR Sites:
Good Samaritan Hospital
Blanchard Hospital
Kettering Medical Center

Geisinger Cancer Institute NCORP
Edward Gorak, DO, MS
Danville, PA

Catchment Area: Pennsylvania

CCDR Sites:*
Geisinger Medical Center
Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center
Geisinger Medical Center-Cancer Center Hazleton

Main Line Health NCORP
Albert Denittis, MD
Wynnewood, PA

Catchment Area: Pennsylvania

CCDR Site:
Lankenau Medical Center

NCORP of the Carolinas
(Greenville Health System NCORP)
Jeffrey Giguere, MD
Greenville, SC

Catchment Area: South Carolina, North Carolina

CCDR Site:
Greenville Health System

Sanford NCORP of the North Central Plains
Preston Steen, MD
Sioux Falls, SD

Catchment Area: South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Minnesota

CCDR Sites:*
Sanford Roger Maris Cancer Center
Sanford Cancer Center-Oncology Clinic
Sanford Bemidji Oncology Clinic

Pacific Cancer Research Consortium NCORP
Gary Goodman, MD, MS
Seattle, WA

Catchment Area: Washington, Alaska, California, Idaho, Oregon

CCDR Sites:
Swedish Cancer Institute
Providence Portland Medical Center
St. Luke’s Mountain States Tumor Institute-Boise

Northwest NCORP
John Keech, DO
Tacoma, WA

Catchment Area: Washington, Alaska, Idaho

CCDR Sites:*
Virginia Mason Medical Center
MultiCare Health System
Fairbanks Memorial

Wisconsin NCORP
Douglas Reding, MD, MPH
Marshfield, WI

Catchment Area: Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan

CCDR Sites:*
Gunderson Health System
St. Vincent Regional Cancer Center
Marshfield Clinic

Aurora NCORP
Thomas Saphner, MD
Milwaukee, WI

Catchment Area: Wisconsin

CCDR Site:
Aurora Health Care

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Minority/Underserved Sites (Funded under RFA-13-014)

Georgia Regents University Minority/Underserved NCORP
Sharad Ghamande, MD
Augusta, GA

Catchment Area:  Georgia

CCDR Sites:
Georgia Regents University
Morehouse School of Medicine
Georgia Southern University

Hawaii Minority/Underserved NCORP
Jeffrey Berenberg, BA, MD
Honolulu, HI

Catchment Area: Hawaii

CCDR Site:
The Queen’s Medical Center

Stroger Hospital of Cook County Minority/Underserved NCORP
Thomas Lad, MD
Chicago, IL

Catchment Area:  Illinois

CCDR Site:
John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County

Gulf South Minority/Underserved NCORP
Augusto Ochoa, MD
New Orleans, LA

Catchment Area: Louisiana

CCDR Sites:
Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSUHSC) New Orleans
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Louisiana State University Health Science Center (LSUHSC) Shreveport

New Mexico Minority/Underserved NCORP
Melanie Royce, MD, PhD
Albuquerque, NM

Catchment Area: New Mexico

CCDR Sites:*
University of New Mexico Cancer Center
Presbyterian Health Care Services
Lovelace Women’s Hospital

Montefiore Minority/Underserved NCORP
Joseph Sparano, MD
Bronx, NY

Catchment Area: New York

CCDR Site:*
Montefiore/Einstein Center For Cancer Care
New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group
North Bronx Healthcare Network

Columbia University Minority/Underserved NCORP
Kara Kelly, MD
New York, NY

Catchment Area: New York

CCDR Site:
Columbia University Medical Center

Puerto Rico Minority/Underserved NCORP
Luis Baez, MD, FACP        
San Juan, PR

Catchment Area: Puerto Rico

CCDR Site:
San Jorge Children’s Hospital

Medical University of South Carolina Minority/Underserved NCORP
Chanita Hughes-Halbert, PhD
Charleston, SC

Catchment Area: South Carolina

CCDR Sites:*
Medical University of South Carolina
Medical University of South Carolina/Hilton Head Breast Health Center
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center

Baptist Health System/Mid South Minority/Underserved NCORP
Stephen Edge, MD
Covington, TN

Catchment Area: Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas

CCDR Site:
Baptist Cancer Center

South Texas Pediatric Minority/Underserved NCORP
Anne-Marie Langevin, MD
San Antonio, TX

Catchment Area: Texas

CCDR Sites:*
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Methodist Children’s Hospital
Driscoll Children’s Hospital

VCU Massey Cancer Center Minority/Underserved NCORP
Charles Geyer, MD, FACP            
Richmond, VA

Catchment Area: Virginia, West Virginia

CCDR Sites:*
Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center
Community Memorial Healthcenter
Hem-Oncology Associates of Fredericksburg

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