How Genomic Profiles Identifying a Patients’ Individual Molecular Alterations Can Be Matched with Relevant Clinical Trials: Best Practices to Educate Patients

How Genomic Profiles Identifying a Patients’ Individual Molecular Alterations Can Be Matched with Relevant Clinical Trials: Best Practices to Educate Patients

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Date
October 14, 2013
2:00-3:30pm ET

Description
State of the art cancer treatment is increasingly focused on personalized, molecular medicine. What implications does  the use of genetic profiles have for future design and delivery of cancer clinical trials? And what are best practices for patient education about them?

Objectives

  • Consider the implications that use of genetic profiles has on future design and delivery of cancer clinical trials
  • Discuss best practices for communicating with patients about use of genetic profiles 
  • Share lessons learned to enhance future participation in these types of studies

Speakers
Ignacio Garrido-Laguna, MD
Assistant Professor of Oncology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Investigator, Huntsman Cancer Institute

Jessica Everett, MS, CGC
Genetic Counselor
University of Michigan Health System  

 

 

 

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