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Disease-Oriented Teams and Centers of Excellence

The Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) organizes its clinical research activities into 12 Disease-Oriented Teams (DOTs). The 12 DOTs are Brain, Breast, Gastrointestinal, Genitourinary, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Head & Neck, Hematologic Malignancies, Lung, Melanoma, Pediatrics, and Sarcoma. DOTs include members of the CCC basic science Programs and the Cancer Prevention and Control Program, in addition to Clinical Research Program members to promote inter-programmatic collaborations and translational science. The DOT meeting locations and schedules are listed below.

DOT LocationSchedule 

CCC 1st floor, Conf Rm 1A/B  

First Tuesday of each month, 4:15 pm 

CCC 4th floor, Rm 1 

First Thursday of each month, 4:00 pm

Watlington, 1st floor, Large Conf Rm

Last Friday of each month, 8:00 am

CCC 4th floor, Conf Rm 4B

Every Wednesday, 8:30 am 
Head and Neck 

CCC 1st floor, Conf Rm 1A/B

Second Wednesday of each month, 12:00 pm 
Hematologic Malignancies 

CCC 2nd floor, Conf Rm 2C/D

Last Thursday of each month, 5:00 pm 

CCC 2nd floor, Conf Rm 2A/B

First Friday of each month, 12:00 pm 

Meads Hall 3rd floor, Conf Rm 2

Meads Hall 3rd floor, Conf Rm 1

 Pediatric Oncology team meeting every Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Pediatric Tumor Board (multidisciplinary) the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 3:30 pm


CCC 2nd floor, Conf Rm 2A

Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 8:30 am 


COEs at the CCC serve as the conduit to expand DOT research activities when the level of translational research is large enough to warrant planning of multi-investigator grants, Program Project Grants (PPGs), and Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant applications.  The Brain Tumor Center of Excellence is an example of such translational research thrust.

Last Updated: 07-19-2016
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