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Join in on February 26, 2013 at 4 pm Eastern when the Cancer Support Community, in partnership with the Research Advocacy Network, presents a show on the role of tissue sampling in the cancer continuum.
World Cancer Day is a chance to raise our collective voices in the name of improving general knowledge around cancer and dismissing misconceptions about the disease.
On July 16-18, 2012 over 100 scientists and patient advocates representing the Lung Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) met at the University of Pittsburgh Hillman Cancer Center.
The 2012 Focus on Research Scholars attended the ASCO Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL June
Are you a research advocate or know someone who would like to:
*Make a difference to their patient community by creating an awareness of the research that is impacting clinical care?
*Have a greater understanding of the concepts that contribute to the development of personalized medicine- cancer pathways, genomics, proteomics, biomarkers?
*Be able to relate these concepts to specific research results?
*Be more effective in understanding and communicating research results that will change how cancer is treated?
IOM Report Recommends Evaluation and Validation Process to Prevent Problems Associated With Turning ‘Omics’ Research Into Clinical Tests
RAN’s Roadmap to Research Advocacy has been updated to include opportunities for involvement in Comparative Effectiveness Research.
You are invited to attend the Early Detection Research Network’s (EDRN) Advocacy Educational Webinar. This web-based seminar is designed for members of cancer advocacy groups and the scientific community interested in learning more about how the EDRN is working on the development of clinical tests for early detection of cancer.
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011 Time: 4:00pm ET/1:00pm PT
The National Cancer Institute announces two new Funding Opportunity Announcements to support research projects designed to use sound and innovative research strategies to solve specific problems and paradoxes in cancer research identified by the NCI’s “Provocative Questions” (PQs).
Governor Pat Quinn has proclaimed Saturday, October 15th, 2011 to be Clinical Research Education Day in Illinois in order to raise awareness and understanding of the importance of clinical research!
Do not miss out on this important event for Chicago!