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NCI Cohort Consortium


The NCI Cohort Consortium is an extramural-intramural partnership formed by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to address the need for large-scale collaborations to pool the large quantity of data and biospecimens necessary to conduct a wide range of cancer studies. Through its collaborative network of investigators, the Consortium provides a coordinated, interdisciplinary approach to tackling important scientific questions, economies of scale, and opportunities to quicken the pace of research.

Annual Meetings

Save the date for the 2023 Meeting

The 2023 Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting will be held on October 11-13, 2023 at the NCI Shady Grove campus in Rockville, MD and will be a hybrid in-person/virtual format. More information is forthcoming.

The 2022 Cohort Consortium Annual Meeting was held virtually on November 1-2, 2022. Materials from the meeting such as information about the speakers, the meeting materials, and the recordings will remain available on the website. Please visit the website for more information.

Featured Publication

The National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium: An International Pooling Collaboration of 58 Cohorts from 20 Countries.

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Webinar Series

The purpose of the NCI Cohort Consortium Webinar Series is to share best practices for cancer epidemiology cohorts, identify challenges and share possible solutions, foster career development, and provide an opportunity to test out new ideas in a supportive environment. See upcoming webinars and watch recordings of previous webinars on our events page.

Contact Us

For questions or any other information about the NCI Cohort Consortium, please contact us.