The Michigan Cancer Research Consortium NCORP (MCRC-NCORP) is a comprehensive clinical trial program that consists of medical centers that have met the highest standards of excellence in conducting cancer clinical trials. The program consists of eleven hospitals in Michigan, one in Connecticut and one in Idaho that collaboratively enroll hundreds of patients on clinical trials each year. MCRC-NCORP consists of over 100 medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons and other specialists who work hard to deliver exceptional cancer care. The MCRC-NCORP is one of 47 research programs established by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to provide patients with access to national cancer research studies while remaining in their own communities. As a national research center, the MCRC-NCORP recruit's patients to participate in investigational cancer studies designed to determine ways to best prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat cancer.