EC 4 - Including the Patient Voice in Cancer Research - 09/30/2022

September 30, 2022
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Webinar Description

Including the patient voice in research ensures knowledge generated will improve the lives of all cancer patients. Patients who are involved in cancer research have an interest in science, an experience with cancer and want to work directly with researchers to ensure patient concerns are heard. There are many opportunities for patient engagement in laboratory and clinical research, throughout the lifecycle of the project from conception to completion. Researchers and patient advocates can take practical steps to ensure their engagement is effective and meaningful. Adding the patient voice in research honors those who have died, so future cancer patients have access to new therapies to live longer and better lives.

Learning Objectives

  • Description of who patient advocates involved in research are and why it is important to include their voice in cancer research.
  • Examples of what patients can add to research and when they should be involved in a research project.
  • A step by step approach to involving patients in research that can help researchers involve patients in their research.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

Course opens: 
07/05/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Event starts: 
09/30/2022 - 11:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/30/2022 - 11:50am EDT
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Patty Spears, BS

Patient Advocate and Scientific Research Manager
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Nursing
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Participation

    UNC Lineberger Cancer Network certificate of participation.

    Tim Poe, Director of Telehealth

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