AUGUST 25, 2014
NRG-LU001 Activates on August 25, 2014
The NRG-LU001 study is the first to investigate whether the addition of the drug metformin can be well tolerated and improve progression-free survival for patients with locally advanced, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with standard concurrent chemoradiotherapy. Read release.

Holiday Closures:
In observance of Labor Day, Biologics, Inc. will be closed Monday, September 1. Regular business hours will be resumed on Tuesday, September 2. Regular business hours are Monday through Friday 9am – 6pm ET. If you have questions, please contact the Clinical Research Services team at 800.693.4906, or via email at clinicaltrials@biologicsinc.com.

NRG Oncology Biospecimen Bank - San Francisco will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The lab will reopen at 8:30 a.m. PST on Tuesday, September 2. Please email us at RTOG@UCSF.EDU or call 415-476-7864 if you have any questions.

The GOG Tissue Bank will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day. A memo with further instruction has been posted on the Weekly Mailing page of the GOG legacy web site.

Next NRG Oncology Weekly Broadcast
Due to the Labor Day Holiday, the next regularly scheduled NRG Oncology Weekly Broadcast will be sent on Tuesday, September 2.

Education/Training:
Vision Tree Webinar -NRG Oncology Research Associates working on RTOG 0938, 0924, and 0920 can find the
VTOC Webinar Training Series schedule and registration on the legacy RTOG website under Research Associates – Education/Training. The next session is scheduled for September 10, 2014 at 2 pm ET/ 1 pm CT / Noon MT / 11 am PT. Space is limited so register now and reserve your seat.

Activations
LUNG
NRG-LU001, Activation Date: 08/25/2014.

Closures
BRAIN

Reminder RTOG 1122, will close to patient accrual at 5 PM EDT Tuesday, September 2, because the study has met its accrual objective.

GYN

GOG 0186H – will close to patient accrual at 5 PM EDT Tuesday, September 2, because the study is approaching its accrual goal.

Amendments and Updates
LUNG
NRG-LU001, Update: 08/25/2014.


Other Protocol Notices

BREAST
NSABP B-55/BIG 6-13
The B-55/6-13 OlympiA Publication and Presentations Policy is now available on the CTSU website.

GYN
GOG 0260
A memorandum, dated August 25, 2014, regarding the completion of the drug request form has been posted on the Weekly Mailing page of the GOG legacy web site.

HEAD & NECK
Reminder RTOG 0912, was re-opened to patient accrual to the randomized phase II component of the study on June 23rd, 2014. To enroll on this trial you will need IRB approval of amendment 6. Please help us reach our accrual goal.
This trial is also available on the CTSU website.

Updated Investigator's Brochures
Updated Investigator’s Brochures have been issued for NSABP B-43, NSABP B-47 and NSABP B-52.