The Cancer Pain Research Consortium (CPRC) is a 501 (c)3 organization founded to improve the management of cancer-related pain through interdisciplinary collaboration in research, the development of best practice guidelines, and education for physicians and patients.
To generate and promote interdisciplinary, patient-centered, evidence-based care for cancer-related pain and suffering.
We are building a global, multi-disciplinary workforce that is changing how cancer pain is treated. To this end, CPRC is becoming the world leader in advancing multi-modal cancer pain intervention.
Patient Centric Everything we do, as members and collectively as a consortium, is in service of our patients’ best interests.
Trust Consistently demonstrate compassion, competency and responsibility; act as exemplary stewards of our resource and partnerships.
Diversity Include, reflect, and support perspectives from across all of our professional and patient populations.
Areas of Focus
- Expanding the global hub for best practices (Research, Education, Training)
- Patient empowerment and access
- Establishing a development and research fund
- Membership growth
We are medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, palliative care doctors, psychiatrists, psychologists and neurosurgeons from such institutions that include:
- University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- The Center for the Relief of Pain
- Cooper University Health Care
- New York University
- Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
- Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
- Henry Ford Health System
- West Virginia University
- Duke University
- Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
- Emory University
- University of California – Davis
- The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre
- Northwestern University
- University of Michigan
- Baylor College of Medicine
- Oregon Health Science University
- and others