The Clinical Breast Care Project (CBCP) is the outcome of the initial FY00 and subsequent Congressional appropriations, and consists of an extensive collaborative effort between Windber Research Institute (Windber, PA – 12th Congressional District of the Honorable John P. Murtha) and Walter Reed Army Medical Center (now WRNMMC), with funding management by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine. The Clinical Breast Care Project (CBCP) was created using these five pillars 1) Translational Clinical Care 2) Breast Cancer Risk Reduction 3) Biorepository 4) Focused Research 5) Biomedical Informatics.
The primary role of the CBCP is to conduct research: collection of confidential (normalized) patient information, specimen (tissue, blood, bone marrow, etc.) acquisition, risk reduction, protocol administration and project administration. The Risk Reduction Clinic provides genetic counseling and monitoring of high risk breast cancer patients.
The project centered around two human use clinical trials/protocols:
Objectives for the above human use clinical trials are: