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Topics Covered

  • Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They Are Important
  • What Happens in a Clinical Trial?
  • The Meaning of Informed Consent
  • Benefits and Risks of Participation
  • How and Where Clinical Trials Are Conducted
  • How Can You 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

Al B. Benson, III, MD, FACP, FASCO

Professor of Medicine, Associate Director for Cooperative Groups, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University

Lidia Schapira, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford School of Medicine, Director, Cancer Survivorship Program, Stanford Cancer Institute

Donald W. Northfelt, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine Consultant, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ

Carolyn Messner, DSW, OSW-C, FAPOS

Director of Education and Training, CancerCare

Brochure

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on March 02, 2018.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.

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