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Last Updated: 02/16/23

Oncology Outreach

  1. Coordinates activities of the RRP Program with related programs within the NCI and NIH that address cancer health disparities. This includes global health and geographically isolated populations within the US.
  2. Serves as a focal point for extramural radiation oncology programs as it relates to cancer disparities research, infrastructure development and the strengthening of training and education in this research area.
  3. Confers with radiation oncology experts to explore new approaches and initiatives that will enhance the field's participation in the national cancer effort.
  4. Provides information and guidance on the integration and application of the TELESYNERGY® telemedicine/teleconferencing systems and the development of radiation oncology research collaborative arrangements and partnerships.
  5. Explores ways to promote and facilitate scientific interactions amongst radiation oncologists and their colleagues through working groups/studies. Informal meetings of professionals committed in their support of an international cancer effort.
  6. Works with global health programs including the NCI Center for Global Health, the International Atomic Energy Agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, Fogarty International Center of NIH and global health/international health programs of ASTRO, ASCO and other professional societies.
  7. See additional information in Initiatives and Programs.

Contact Information:

C. Norman Coleman, MD

Bhadrasain "Vik" Vikram, MD

Molecular Radiation Therapeutics Branch