The Steering Committee in DCCC is responsible for the running of the centre and consists of representatives from the corporate management level in the Danish regions, the university hospitals, the universities and the Director General of the Danish Health Authority. The representatives have been appointed to the Steering Committee of DCCC because of their high professional knowledge and overview within the field of cancer. The Committee is responsible for managing DCCC, as well as accept and initiate initiatives supporting DCCC's objectives. Members of the Steering Committee are appointed for a four-year period.
The role of the Steering Committee is:
- To appoint strategic fields of development in research, education, recruitment, diagnosis, and treatment etc.
- To create and develop new knowledge environments and networks across hospitals and universities
- To facilitate national diffusion and testing of clinical trials, not yet standardised.
- To make national decisions on evidence based, national guidelines – unless these decisions in its nature can be decided by others.
- To develop and coordinate local research competencies and environments to strengthen national coherence in the field of cancer
- To appoint centres and organisations to DCCC