Patient Navigators in Cancer Clinical Trials

Patient Navigators in Cancer Clinical Trials 

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Date
December 12, 2013
2:00-3:30pm ET

Description
Patient navigators are increasingly recognized for having a critical role to play in helping patients make their way through complex health care systems from screening to treatment adherence. This webinar will explore the integration of cancer clinical trials into patient navigators’ activities, considering potential best practices.

Objectives

  • Explain the rationale for patient navigation in the cancer clinical trials setting
  • Describe navigator activities that facilitate patient awareness and access to trials
  • Discuss potential best practices and lessons learned

Speaker
Lucy Gansauer, RN, MSN, CPSO, OCN
Director, NCI Community Cancer Centers Program
Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute
Spartanburg Regional Healthcare 

 

 

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