EGRP-Supported Epidemiology Consortia

Colorectal Cancer

African coloRectal cancer GrOup (ARGO)

Since 2013
NIH Contacts


EGRP Liaison:
Krista Zanetti, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D.

Lead Investigators:

Isaac Alatise, M.D.
Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
Ile Ife, Nigeria

Peter Kingham, M.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Asian Colorectal Cancer Consortium (ACCC)

Since 2008
NIH Contacts


ACCC Liaison:
Gabriel Lai, Ph.D.

Lead Investigator:

Wei Zheng, M.D., Ph.D.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
University of Southern California

Colon Cancer Family Registry (C-CFR)

Since 1997
NIH Contacts


C-CFR Liaison:
Scott Rogers, M.P.H. (for Informatics)

Lead Investigators:

Robert Haile, Dr.P.H.
Stanford University

Noralane (Laney) Lindor, M.D.
Mayo Clinic

Steve Gallinger, M.D.
Mount Sinai Hospital
Cancer Care Ontario

John Hopper, Ph.D.
University of Melbourne

Loic Le Marchand, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Polly Newcomb, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO)

Since 2008
NIH Contacts


GECCO Liaison:
Leah Mechanic, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Lead Investigator:

Ulrike Peters, Ph.D., M.P.H.
University of Washington School of Public Health

Lynch Syndrome Screening Network (LSSN)

Since 2011
NIH Contacts

Lead Investigators:

Debra Duquette, M.S., C.G.C.
Michigan Department of Community Health

Sarah Mange, M.P.H.
Michigan Deptartment of Community Health

Cecelia A. Bellcross, Ph.D., M.S., C.G.C.
Emory University School of Medicine

Kory Jasperson, M.S., C.G.C.
Huntsman Cancer Institute

Heather Hampel, M.S., C.G.C.
Ohio State University

Key to Acronyms Used in Tables

  • EGRP - Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program
  • CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • DCB - Division of Cancer Biology
  • DCEG - Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
  • NCI - National Cancer Institute
  • NHGRI - National Human Genome Research Institute
  • NIEHS - National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • NIGMS - National Institute of General Medical Sciences
  • NIH - National Institutes of Health
  • OCS - Office of Cancer Survivorship
  • OD - Office of the Director

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