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Scientific Review Committee (SRC) for Massey Cancer Center - Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee (PRMC) (for investigators only)

Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee

Cancer Prevention and Control Subcommittee

  • Suzanne Ameringer, Ph.D., R.N.
    Chair, Cancer Prevention and Control Subcommittee
    Phone: (804) 628-7551

  • Julia Godek
    Cancer Prevention and Control Subcommittee Coordinator
    Phone: (804) 628-8480
    Fax: (804) 828-5406

Requirements for review

All cancer-related research proposals must be submitted for review to  the VCU Massey Cancer Center Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee prior to Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission.

Investigator-initiated trial (IIT) concepts that are interventional must be submitted to the Massey Cancer Center Clinical Trial Concept Review Committee (CTCRC) for approval prior to PRMC submission.

For questions regarding CTCRC submissions, please contact Beth Rosenberg at

Research studies subject to PRMC submission review include the following:

  • Research involving patients with cancer, their families or their health care providers
  • Research involving cancer screening, diagnosis or prevention
  • Secondary data collected from cancer patients or their medical records
  • Cancer-related surveys (e.g., attitudes about risk, prevention and treatment) of the general population

If you are unsure whether PRMC review is required, please follow the submission process and submit to the PRMC at You will be notified if review is not required.