Clinical Research In Your Community
Western States Cancer Research NCORP (WSCR-NCORP) (formerly Colorado Cancer Research Program) is a nonprofit, National Cancer Institute (NCI) affiliated Cancer Clinical Trial Research Organization, whose primary aim is to make cancer clinical trials and research studies available to physicians and patients in their own communities. Founded in 1983, WSCR-NCORP partners with physicians, hospitals, and health care systems to disseminate research focused on improving the lives of cancer patients through treatment, prevention, symptom control and cancer care delivery research.
A Message from our CEO/Executive Director
Hello Friends and Warriors,
February is upon us, and (while it might be shocking to fathom) we stand at the doorstep of spring. As we move out of the darker time of the year, I often feel as if I’m holding my breath waiting for something wonderful. I ended 2023 with a message thanking you for your heart, and now I walk into the season of love with you on my mind again. The things that move me are gentle things – a smile, a light touch, the lilt of an Irish lullaby, people working together in harmony.…
Making A Difference Since 1983
Dr. Nicholas DiBella
WSCR-NCORP is very fortunate to have Dr. DiBella serving in the role of our Principal Investigator. He has many years of experience in his field and has always been very committed to cancer research. Additionally, he is widely known and well-respected in the local oncology community.
Board certified in medical oncology and hematology, Dr. DiBella studied at University of Southern California School of Medicine and did his hematology oncology fellowship training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He was Director of Hematology Oncology Service at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, CO from 1971-1984 and is co-founder of Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers. He is past president of the Colorado Division American Cancer Society and of US Oncology. He was Chair of Board for CCRP (now WSCR-NCORP) for many years and also Chair of Hematology Research at US Oncology.