Methods in Clinical Cancer Research (MCCR)

Zeist, Netherlands - 15 Jun - 21 Jun 2019

For early-career investigators working in any discipline within the field of oncology to learn the essentials of clinical trial design.

Applications for 2019 Workshop open now – deadline 5 February 2019.

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Key Benefits

  • Week long workshop designed to educate and train 80 early-career investigators in the best practices of clinical trial design
  • Workshop incorporates various group and one to one sessions to ensure that all learning needs are catered for: protocol development group sessions, one-to-one meet your expert sessions, small group discussion sessions and lectures and panel discussions
  • Access to experienced clinical investigators from different institutions and countries with expertise across all areas of clinical research
  • Enables development of peer-to-peer and mentoring relationships to enhance future career development


The programme outlining the workshop schedule is available online.

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Course application

Applications for 2019 Workshop open until 5 February 2019.

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Important dates

Deadline Date
Application submission opens 5 December 2018
Application submission deadline 5 February 2018 (21:00 Central European Time)


The Workshop is organised by the European Organisation of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), European CanCer Organisation (ECCO) and the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR). Workshop Directors representing the Societies are:

  • EORTC: Corneel Coens
  • ESMO: Emiliano Calvo
  • ECCO: Nadia Harbeck
  • AACR: Lee M. Ellis