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Continuing the Momentum with Patient Advocacy - Elisabeth Heath

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Elisabeth Heath from the Karmanos Cancer Institute joins Alicia Morgans in a passionate conversation on the importance of patient advocacy, education, and the impact advocacy has on a cancer patients' journey. What resources are out there? How do we really help patients do the best that they can? How do you find advocacy organizations in your community? and, How do you get involved? Drs. Heath and...

Karmanos Cancer Institute's 9th Annual Cancer Symposium - Elisabeth Heath

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Elisabeth Heath from the Karmanos Cancer Institute shares details on the upcoming Karmanos Cancer Institute's 9th Annual Cancer Symposium taking place this October. In response to such high demand and attendance, this is the first year the Symposium has been expanded to include all cancer types in addition to prostate cancer. This year's agenda focuses on Progress in Cancer Care, Advocacy and Surv...

Prostate Cancer Wishes From a Patient's Perspective Presentation - Robin Millman

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Robin Millman, a patient advocate, and 20+ year prostate cancer survivor shares a patient's perspective on the treatment landscape journey and hopes for the future of advanced prostate cancer treatment at the Advanced Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference (APCCC) 2019. He highlights areas of interest and opportunity including general population screening and improved utilization of active surveilla...

Count Me In! The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project - Eliezer Van Allen

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Eli Van Allen shares details on The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project, a project part of a larger nationwide genomic research project called "Count Me In" for men with advanced or metastatic prostate cancer. The Metastatic Prostate Cancer Project takes a new approach to cancer research in which researchers partner directly with men with metastatic and/or advanced prostate cancer, who share their...

Patients' Understanding of Clinical Trials - Brenda Martone

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Brenda Martone discusses how she approaches patients about participating in a clinical trial. She discusses the definition and types of clinical trials and phases of trials that may impact a patients decision about participation. Benda shares insights into her approach of informing patients about what clinical trials are truly about versus some of the myths or preconceived notions that patients ma...

One Patient's Perspectives About Participating in a Randomized Clinical Trial

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Clare, a clinical trial patient participant openly shares her experiences. She shares her thoughts on her decision to participate in a randomized clinical trial, her experiences with the consent form and the issues she considered when joining the trial. She is candid in her discussions with Brenda Martone. She gives us the opportunity to reflect on the options presented by being a part of a random...

Clinical Trials: Another Treatment Option for Patients - Tom Farrington

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Tom Farrington and Alicia Morgans discuss how to engage best with patients about clinical trials and clinical care. Tom emphasizes that patients are simply not aware of clinical trials that are available and that these trials present " another treatment option ". Clinical trials that offer randomization to the standard of care or the standard of care plus the additional treatment option being eval...

A Patient's Perspective on Behalf of Men - Owen Sharp

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