Fighting a Smarter War Against Cancer: Empowering Patients Through Clinical Trials, Symposium 2012

 

Day 1: Friday Session  |  Day 2: Saturday Session


Day 2: Saturday, December 1, 2012

Demystifying Clinical Research for Patients

 

Understanding Clinical Trials, Research and Patient Partnering

 

John L. Marshall, MD
Director, Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


Clinical Trials 101

 

Jim Luecht
Lung Cancer & Brain Tumor Clinical Research Coordinator
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


Genomics and Cancer Research

 

Subha Madhavan, PhD
Director of the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics,
Georgetown University Medical Center


The Cost of Hope

 

Amanda Bennett
Author, "The Cost of Hope: A Memoir"; Executive Editor, Bloomberg News


Barriers to Patient Accrual

 

Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD
Professor of Oncology and Associate Dean, Community Health & Health Disparities Research
Associate Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities Research
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


Cost to Patients and Insurance Coverage

 

Julie Feurtado, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center


Engaging Communities in Cancer Clinical Trials: How Community Ambassadors are Making a Difference

 

Margo Michaels
Executive Director and President of ENACCT


Roundtable Discussion

 

All Speakers
Moderator: John L. Marshall, MD


View videos from Day 1 of the Symposium.