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Member Expectations

Yale Cancer Center membership confers many benefits, but also carries certain requirements. As the cornerstone of Yale Cancer Center, members are expected to provide meaningful contributions to the Center’s mission of reducing morbidity and mortality from cancer through scientific research, cancer prevention, and innovative cancer treatment.


  • Participate in clinical, population science and/or laboratory cancer research aligned with research program theme(s)
  • Participate in Center, program, or disease unit meetings, retreats, and symposia
  • Participate in Center internal review panels and other committees
  • Submit all cancer-related therapeutic and/or interventional protocols to YCC Protocol Review Committee, prior to that of HIC
  • Submit in a timely and accurate manner, annual and special requests for updates on research progress, Other Support, publications, curriculum vitae, and biographical sketches
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the P30 CCSG application and renewals for submission to the NCI, as requested
  • List YCC affiliations on curricula vitae and biographical sketches
  • Acknowledge membership and YCC support, especially from core facilities and pilot projects, in publications, abstracts, posters, and presentations
  • Create and maintain a research profile on the YCC website (as applicable)
  • Participate in efforts to raise visibility and/or financial support for YCC