ACCC Awards James L. Wade III, M.D. Community Clinical Scientist Award


The David King Community Clinical Scientist Award recognizes active community clinical research leaders who have demonstrated leadership in the development, participation, and evaluation of clinical studies and/or are active in the development of new screening, risk assessment, treatment, or supportive care programs for cancer patients.
James L. Wade III, MD, FACP, FASCO
Medical Oncologist, Founder,
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois
Dr. Wade is an active leader in cancer research and works as both a committee chair and a board member of several NCI-sponsored national and international research organizations. Dr. Wade developed the Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois (CCSI) into the largest interdisciplinary oncology hematology practice in Illinois outside of Chicago. CCSI—and its 20 board certified physicians—is nationally recognized as an outstanding cancer care practice and recipient of the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certification from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.