A top cancer expert at Mayo Clinic has been awarded a significant grant to help design and conduct clinical trials and care delivery research.

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The research base in Rochester will be one of seven around the country involved in the project as part of the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology, a member of a national clinical trials network sponsored by the NCI.NCORP is a national network of cancer investigators, cancer care providers, academic institutions and other organizations that provide care to diverse populations in community-based health care practices. The network will design and conduct trials to improve cancer prevention, cancer control, screening and post-treatment management.