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Update on Clinical Trials: How they Work

March 2, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST

CancerCare Connect® Education Workshops are a cost-free way to learn about cancer-related issues from the convenience of your home or office. Leading experts in oncology provide the most up-to-date information on the telephone and online.

This workshop is for people interested in participating in a clinical trial, their families, partners, caregivers, friends and health care professionals.

Topics covered include:

  • 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