SWOG Stat Center
  • The primary mission of SWOG is to significantly improve lives through cancer clinical trials and translational research.


Welcome to SWOG Statistics and Data Management Center

As one of the largest of the National Cancer Institute-supported cancer clinical trials cooperative groups, SWOG’s primary mission is to improve the practice of medicine in preventing, detecting and treating cancer.

The more than 4,000 researchers in the Group's network practice at more than 600 institutions, including over 20 NCI-designated cancer centers as well as cancer centers in almost a dozen other countries.


Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB)® is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to help conquer cancer and other diseases through the application of biostatistical principles and innovative data management methods.

  • "The primary product of a research inquiry is one or more measures of effect size, not p values."

    - Cohen, J.

  • "Those who ignore Statistics are condemned to reinvent it."

    - Brad Efron

  • "It is the mark of a truly intelligent person to be moved by statistics."

    - George Bernard Shaw

  • "The Earth is round. p < .05."

    - Jacob Cohen