NMCCA has established the following goals in order to offer the best research treatment options to cancer patients in New Mexico:

  • Achieve greater access to and enrollment in oncology clinical trials for all New Mexicans by opening trials throughout the State.
  • Provide access to a variety of sites at which sponsors can conduct clinical trials.
    • Academic hospitals
    • Community doctors’ practices
    • Community hospitals
    • Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Increase the number of people available to conduct and take part in oncology clinical trials.
    • Principal Investigators
    • Patients to enroll in trials
  • Streamline the review process for oncology clinical trial sponsors seeking entry to the New Mexico area.
    • One Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee and centralized IRBs available to approve protocols for NMCCA sites