The ACR produces scientific and health policy research to advance the practice of medical imaging and radiation oncology through the following:

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

An international multi-institutional clinical cooperative group funded primarily by the National Cancer Institute, RTOG investigates new radiation therapy treatment strategies alone or in conjunction with surgery or chemotherapeutic drugs. Read More


American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN)

ACR Imaging Network

ACRIN has conducted landmark breast and lung screening trials and conducts medical imaging research encompassing a wide range of imaging modalities. ACRIN investigates scientific questions about cancer detection, staging and treatment monitoring and response. Read More


Health Policy Institute

Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute

HPI studies the role of radiology in evolving health care delivery and payment systems, including quality-based approaches to care and the impact of medical imaging on health care costs. Research supports evidence-based imaging policy to improve patient care and bolster efficient, effective use of resources. Read More