External IRB Review

The FCCC IRB may rely on external IRBs to provide IRB review and ongoing regulatory oversight in order to avoid duplicative IRB reviews.  Please contact the Regulatory Department for guidance on the submission process. National Cancer Institute Central Institutional Review Board

Fox Chase Cancer Center (FCCC) is a participating member of the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Independent Model. In the Independent Model, the CIRB is the sole IRB of Record responsible for both study review, as well as review of local considerations for enrolled institutions.

Information for Investigators, Staff and Members

Detailed information for investigators, staff and members is available on the following internal sites

Human Research Subjects site:

  • Protocol Dashboard
  • Protocol Submission Information
  • Application and other Helpful Links
  • Department Pages
  • Frequently Asked Questions

FCCC IRB site:

  • Home
  • General Information
  • IRB Staff
  • IRB Members
  • electronic IRB
  • IRB Calendars
  • Training and Education
  • Conflict of Interest
  • IRB Forms
  • Investigator Information
  • Questionnaires Subcommittee
  • Recruitment Subcommittee
  • Cancer Prevention and Control Studies "Tool Kit"
  • IRB External Website
  • Continuing Review Expiration Dates
  • Change in Principal Investigator due to Departure
  • NCI CIRB Model
  • eIRB Training
  • Translation Short Forms