June CPAN News Bulletin

Advocacy Groups | <b>COA Patient Advocacy Network</b>

Advocacy Chats - The History of Cancer Survivorship

Since the beginning of the movement in 1986, the work of cancer survivorship advocates – including patients, survivors, and physicians – has established survivorship as a vital part of cancer care and planning. On June 8 at 12 p.m. ET, Judy Pearson, founder of A 2nd Act, joined COA's Director of Patient Advocacy, Rose Gerber, to explore the four pillars of survivorship goals, the state of survivorship, and how A 2nd Act helps cancer survivors launch their second acts. - View the entire video here

ICYMI: Clinical Trials - Conversations with Community Oncologists

Clinical trials allow community oncologists to deliver cutting-edge treatments – and hope – to their patients. What do patients and families need to know about clinical trials, how have trials evolved, and how can they be improved? During Clinical Trials Month, Rose Gerber spoke with Dinesh Kapur, MD, medical oncologist, director of clinical research at Eastern Connecticut Hematology and Oncology Associates, and the chair of OneCouncil about the ins and outs of clinical trials. - Stream it on @OncologyCOA's YouTube channel today.

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