Clinical Research Associates

Sarah Cannon Research Institute at Florida Cancer Specialists Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute is a proud recipient of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Trials Participation Award in 2011. The Clinical Trials Participation Award (CTPA) was designed to recognize and promote high-quality clinical research sites with intent to increase the awareness of and participation in clinical trials among physicians. 

Bringing clinical trials to Florida Cancer Specialists will:

  • Connect you with efficient, effective and experienced clinical research investigators and staff

  • Provide access to a diverse mix of patients

  • Deliver access to a research-focused, community-based practice

FCS is a Strategic Site of the Sarah Cannon Research Institute , SCRI provides the following services on behalf of our site:

  • Program Development – SCRI Study Recruitment Department communicates with sponsor organizations including pharmaceutical companies and CROs on behalf of strategic sites. This department assists with all study start-up activities from Confidential Disclosure Agreements (CDA) through site activation.

  • Contract and Financial – Negotiation and execution of protocol-specific budgets and contracts; invoice sponsor organizations; payment distribution to sites

  • Clinical – Provide planning, implementation and support to site through SCRI Site Manager

  • Regulatory – Process all regulatory documents centrally; SCRI regulatory works with sponsor project manager to satisfy all regulatory requirements for strategic sites.

  • Quality Assurance and Safety – SCRI QA department works with all strategic sites to assist with overall research quality assurance. SCRI provides training assistance to include GCP training and SOP development to strategic sites.

Clinical research is conducted in more than 36 locations across the state or Florida and supported by highly skilled research staff of oncology research professionals. FCS maintains capabilities and experience in conducting clinical trials in phases I-IV. 

Contact us at: or by contacting a member of our team in the following regional locations: 

East Region Research Office
1309 North Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Office: (561) 366-4100 Fax: (855) 280-3689 

North Region Research Office
560 Jackson Street, Suite 220, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Office: (727) 216-1143 Fax: (727) 895-0328 

South Region Research Office
3840 Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33916 
Phone: 239-274-9930 Fax: 239-275-9687 

Data Management Office
551 N. Cattlemen Road, # 101, Sarasota, Florida 34232
Phone: (239)349-8989 Fax: (941) 377-5281 

Panhandle Region Research Office
1600 Phillips Rd. Suite 300, Tallahassee, FL 32308
Office: (850)-877-8166 Fax: (850)-877-0431

Drug Development Unit – DDU
Early Development & Phase I Research
600 N Cattlemen Rd, #200, Sarasota, FL 34232 
Phone: (941) 377-9993 Fax: (941) 343-0026

Drug Development Unit – DDU
Early Development & Phase I Research
805 Currency Circle, Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: (407) 804-6133  Fax: (866) 447-9143