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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Clinical Trials
  • Why Clinical Trials Are Important as a Treatment Option
  • Current Research in Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Investigational New Drugs in Clinical Trials
  • What Happens in a Clinical Trial
  • The Meaning of Informed Consent
  • Benefits & Risks of Participation
  • How & Where Clinical Trials are Conducted
  • How to Participate in Clinical Trials
  • Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trials
  • Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP, FRCP

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, 116th President National Medical Association

Matthew P. Goetz, MD

Consultant, Division of Medical Oncology, Professor of Oncology and Professor of Pharmacology, Co-Leader, Mayo Clinic Breast SPORE, Co-Leader, Women’s Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Chair, Breast Cancer Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

Roberto A. Leon-Ferre, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic‎

Hayley Dinerman, JD

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation

Stacy Chilton, MSW

Women’s Cancers Program Coordinator, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on December 20, 2017.

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