Study Groups

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This page contains information on various current and historical study groups. Definitions of acronyms are also available at the glossary. Additional links and resources are here, courtesy of ESMO.

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We are in the process of moving most of the data on this page into a sortable table, here:

Focus Acronym Expanded name Country/Region Start of operations
General cancer ACCOG Anglo-Celtic Cooperative Oncology Group United Kingdom
General cancer ACOSOG American College of Surgeons Oncology Group United States Unknown-2014
General cancer AERO Association Européenne de Recherche en Oncologie Europe
General cancer AGMT Arbeitsgemeinschaft Medikamentöse Tumortherapie Austria
General cancer AIO Arbeitsgemeinschaft Internistische Onkologie Germany 1976
Hematology ALLG Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group Australia
General cancer Alliance Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology United States 2014
Breast cancer BIG Breast International Group International
General cancer CALGB Cancer and Leukemia Group B - now merged into The Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology. United States 1956-2014
General cancer CECOG Central European Cooperative Oncology Group Europe
Hematology COSAH Cooperative Study Group A for Hematology
General cancer CRUK Cancer Research UK United Kingdom 2002
General cancer ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group United States 1955-2015
General cancer ECOG-ACRIN Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group-American College of Radiology Imaging Network United States 2012
General cancer EORTC European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Europe 1962
General cancer FNCLCC Federation Nationale des Centres de Lutte Contre le Cancer France 1964
Leukemia Grupo Argentino de Tratamiento de Leucemia Aguda GATLA Argentina 1967
Breast cancer GEICAM Grupo Español de Investigación en Cáncer de Mama (Spanish Research Group on Breast Cancer) Spain
Ovarian cancer GEICO Grupo Espanol de Investigacion en Cancer de Ovario Spain 1999
Lymphoma/Transplant GEL/TAMO Grupo Español de Linfomas/Trasplante Autólogo de Médula Osea Spain
Myeloma GEM Grupo Español de Mieloma Spain
General cancer GERCOR Group Coopérateur Multidisciplinaire en Oncologie (Multidisciplinary Group in Oncology) France 1997
Hematology GIMEMA Gruppo Italiano Malattie Ematologiche Maligne dell'Adulto Italy 1982
Ovarian cancer GINECO Group d'Investigateurs Nationaux pour l'Etude des Cancers Ovariens France
General cancer GIVIO Gruppo Interdisciplinare Valutazione Interventi in Oncologia Italy
Hematology GLATHEM Grupo Latinoamericano de Tratamiento de Hemopatias Malignas Argentina 1973
General cancer GOCCHI Grupo Oncologico Cooperativo Chileno De Investigacion Chile 1998
General cancer GOCS Grupo Oncologico Cooperativo del Sur Argentina 1978
General cancer GOIM Gruppo Oncologico Dell’Italia Meridionale Italy
General cancer GOIRC Gruppo Oncologico Italiano di Ricerca Clinica (Italian Oncology Group for Clinical Research) Italy 2015
General cancer GONO Gruppo Oncologico Nord-Ouest (North-West Oncology Group) Italy
General cancer GOSCI Gruppo Oncologico Centro-Sud-Isole Italy
General cancer HeCOG Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group Greece 1990
General cancer HOG Hoosier Oncology Group United States 1984
General cancer HORG Hellenic Oncology Research Group Greece 1986
General cancer HOVON Dutch Haemato-Oncology Cooperative Study Group The Netherlands 1985
Breast cancer IBCSG International Breast Cancer Study Group International
General cancer ICCG The International Collaborative Cancer Group Worldwide
General cancer ICORG The All-Ireland Clinical Oncology Research Group Ireland
General cancer JCOG Japan Clinical Oncology Group Japan 1978
General cancer JFMC Japanese Foundation for Multidisciplinary Treatment of Cancer Japan
General cancer KCSG Korean Cancer Study Group Korea 1946
General cancer MCSGO Multi-center Clinical Study Group of Osaka Japan
General cancer NCCTG North Central Cancer Treatment Group United States
General cancer NCIC-CTG National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group Canada 1980
General cancer NEJ North-East Japan Study Group Japan
General cancer NRG Oncology Not an acronym per se; represents the incorpration of NSABP, RTOG, and GOG United States 2014
General cancer OSHO Ostdeutsche Studiengruppe Hamato-Onkologie (East German Study Group of Hematology and Oncology) Germany
Hematology PETHEMA Programa para el Estudio de la Terapéutica en Hemopatía Maligna Spain 1973
General cancer SAKK Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research Switzerland 1965
General cancer SECSG Southeastern Cancer Study Group United States
General cancer SICOG Southern Italy Cooperative Oncology Group Italy
General cancer SWOG Southwest Oncology Group United States 1956
General cancer TCOG Tokyo Cooperative Oncology Group Japan
General cancer TOG Turkish Oncology Group Turkey
General cancer UK MRC United Kingdom Medical Research Council United Kingdom 1913
General cancer UK NCRI United Kingdom National Cancer Research Institute United Kingdom
General cancer UNICANCER National Federation of French Cancer Centres France 1945
General cancer WJOG West Japan Oncology Group Japan
General cancer WSG West German Study Group Germany

Pediatrics-focused

CCG

Children's Cancer Group

COG

Children's Oncology Group

DCOG

Dutch Childhood Oncology Group

POG

Pediatric Oncology Group

SFCE

Société Française des Cancers de l'Enfant et l'adolescent (French Society of Pediatric Oncology)

SFOP

Société Française d'Oncologie Ped́iatrique

Radiation oncology-focused

RTOG

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

SFRO

Société Francophone de Radiothérapie Oncologique

TROG

Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group

Domain-specific study groups

Breast oncology

ABCSG

Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group

AGO-B Study Group

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie-Breast Study Group

ANZ BCTG

Australian-New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group

BCIRG

Breast Cancer International Research Group

BOOG

Dutch Breast Cancer Research Group

DBCG

Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group

GBG

German Breast Group

GIM

Gruppo Italiano Mammella

GROCTA

Gruppo di Ricerca per la Chemio-Ormonoterapia Adiuvante (Breast Cancer Adjuvant Chemo-Hormone Therapy Cooperative Group)

LCBS

Ludwig Breast Cancer Study Group

MIG

Mammella Inter Gruppo

NSABP

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project

SBG

Scandinavian Breast Group

SweBCG

Swedish Breast Cancer Group

Dermatologic oncology

DeCOG

Dermatologic Cooperative Oncology Group

Gastrointestinal oncology

AGITG

Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Cancer Trials Group

ALM-CAO

Arbeitsgruppe Lebermetastasen und-tumoren in der Chirurgischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft Onkologie

FFCD

Fédération Francophone de Cancérologie Digestive

GISCAD

Italian Group for the Study of Digestive Tract Cancer

TTD

Spanish Cooperative Group for Gastrointestinal Tumor Therapy

Colorectal cancer

ABCSG

Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group

DCCG

Dutch Colorectal Cancer Group

NSABP

National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project

Pancreatic cancer

ESPAC

European Study Group for Pancreatic Cancer

JSAP

Japanese Study Group of Adjuvant Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer

Genitourinary oncology

AUO

German Association of Urological Oncology

CUETO

Club Urológico Español De Tratamiento Oncológico

GETUG

Genitourinary Group

SFUO

Swedish Association for Urological Oncology

SOGUG

Spanish Oncology Genitourinary Group

Prostate cancer

SPCG

Scandinavian Prostatic Cancer Group

Gynecologic oncology

AGO

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Gynäkologische Onkologie

ENGOT

European Network for Gynaecological Oncological Trial groups

GCIG

Gynecologic Cancer Intergroup

GOG

Gynecologic Oncology Group

JGOG

Japanese Gynecologic Oncology Group

MITO

Multicentre Italian Trials in Ovarian Cancer and Gynecologic Malignancies Group

NOGGO

Nord-Ostdeutsche Gesellschaft Für Gynäkologische Onnologie (North-East German Society of Gynecological Oncology)

Ovarian cancer

ICON

International Collaborative Ovarian Neoplasm Group

HIV-associated malignancy

AMC

AIDS Malignancy Consortium

Leukemia

ALLG

Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group

DCLSG

Dutch Childhood Leukemia Study Group

GFM

Groupe Francophone des Myelodysplasies

JALSG

Japan Adult Leukemia Study Group

LCG

Leukaemia Cooperative Group or Lederle Cooperative Group

PALG

Polish Adult Leukemia Group

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia

GRAALL

Group of Research on Adult ALL

LALA

French Group of Therapy of Adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Acute myeloid leukemia

AMLSG

German-Austrian AML Study Group

Chronic myeloid leukemia

Fi-LMC

France Intergroupe des Leucémies Myéloïdes Chroniques (French Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Study Group)

Lymphoma

BNLI

British National Lymphoma Investigation

CLG

Central Lymphoma Group UK

DSHNHL

German High-Grade Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Study Group

FIL

Fondazione Italiana Linfomi

GELA

Groupe d'Etude des Lymphomes de l'Adulte

GELCAB

Grup d’Estudi dels Limfomes de Catalunya i Balears

GLSG

German Low-Grade Lymphoma Study Group

GOELAMS

Groupe Ouest-Est d'études des Leucémies Aigües et autres Maladies du Sang

IELSG

International Extranodal Lymphoma Study Group

LYSA

Lymphoma Study Association

LYSARC

Lymphoma Academic Research Organization

NLG

Nordic Lymphoma Group

StiL

Study Group indolent Lymphomas

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia

FRE-CLL

French Cooperative Group on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

GCLLSG

German CLL Study Group

Hodgkin lymphoma

GHSG

German Hodgkin's Lymphoma Study Group

Waldenström macroglobulinemia

WMCTG

Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia Clinical Trials Group

Multiple myeloma

BMMSG

Brazilian Multiple Myeloma Study Group

IFM

Intergroupe Francophone du Myélome

NMSG

Nordic Myeloma Study Group

TMSG

Turkish Myeloma Study Group

Neuro-oncology

NABTT

New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy CNS Consortium

Sarcoma

GSF-GETO

Groupe Sarcome Français

Thoracic oncology

AIOT

Associazione Italiana Oncologia Toracica

BCTG

Bronchial Carcinoma Therapy Group

BTOG

British Thoracic Oncology Group

ELCWP

European Lung Cancer Working Party

GFPC

Groupe Français de Pneumo-Cancérologie

GLOT

Groupe Lyon-Saint-Etienne d'Oncologie Thoracique

IFCT

Intergroupe Francophone de Cancérologie Thoracique (French Thoracic Cooperative Group)

LLCG

Leuven Lung Cancer Group or London Lung Cancer Group

NLCSG

Norwegian Lung Cancer Study Group

SLCG

Spanish Lung Cancer Group

SLCSG

Swedish Lung Cancer Study Group

WJTOG

West Japan Thoracic Oncology Group

Transplant

BMT CTN

Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network

SFGM

Société Française de Greffe de Moelle