Castine Clerkin, MS, CTR

Castine Clerkin is the Program Manager for NAACCR’s Virtual Pooled Registry Cancer Linkage System (VPR-CLS). In this role she oversees all aspects of the project, from review of VPR-CLS requests to workgroup calls to system development and enhancement.


Posts by Castine Clerkin, MS, CTR


VPR: Leveraging Registry Data for World Trade Center Studies

Since inviting the next round of investigators to utilize NAACCR’s Virtual Pooled Registry Cancer Linkage System (VPR-CLS), six studies have…


VPR: Facilitating Primary and Secondary Sharing of Cancer Registry Data

Cancer registries participating in the Virtual Pooled Registry Cancer Linkage System (VPR) routinely release cancer information for inclusion in and…


Interest in VPR Linkages Continues to Increase

In October, I had the opportunity to present at the annual NCI Cohort Consortium Meeting. Many studies in the Consortium…


Updates on the Virtual Pooled Registry for 2023

Here are some of the noteworthy highlights from VPR. I’m so excited to share the below updates on the Virtual…


Virtual Pooled Registry Update for Fall 2022

This quarter’s VPR update focuses on the successful implementation and use of the Central IRB. Last year NCI contracted with…