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Center For Cancer Research National Cancer Institute
Clinical Research Operations

Patient Recruitment

To increase public awareness of and patient accrual to the clinical trials being conducted by the Center for Cancer Research (CCR).

To schedule a meeting to discuss outreach for your study or program, please contact:

Susan McMullen, RN

Outreach Coordinator
Office of the Clinical Director, CCR

Recruitment Activities
  • Creation of protocol, principal investigator, and clinical program related information for posting on the recruitment website
  • Creation of eLetters, customized per team, for delivery via email blasts
  • Creation of quarterly eNewsletter, BethesdaTrials News, for delivery via email blasts
  • 3 month study specific Google campaigns for teams requesting assistance with outreach (Contract staff will work with team to create appropriate keyword list)
  • Use of social media such as Twitter, RSS feeds, and Facebook ads
  • Creation of disease site specific brochures for use by study teams and advocacy groups
Outreach Tools
  • The CCR recruitment website:
  • Email list containing the email addresses of more than 18,000 HCPs and advocates nationwide
  • Printed materials and other handouts