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Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Want to Know About Cancer Clinical Trials in Iowa

  • 21 Apr 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


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Clinical Trials 101: Everything You Want to Know About Cancer Clinical Trials in Iowa

This FREE session is intended for cancer patients, their caregivers and loved ones, and the general public. Researchers, healthcare providers, and other professionals are welcome to attend to contribute to the conversation. 

Panel Members:

  • Shannon Benson, RN, MSN, Executive Director of Iowa Oncology Research Association
  • Don Drake, Cancer Clinical Trials Patient
  • Dr. Douglas Laux, MD, MS, Medical Oncologist, Co-Leader of the Head and Neck MOG and Clinical Associate Professor
  • Lori Pietig, MHA, CT, RT (R), Director of Cancer Services, St. Anthony Regional Hospital
  • Dr. Vincent Reid, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Hall-Perrine Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center

After viewing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what clinical trials are and the importance of these studies.
  • Describe the different types and phases of clinical trials.
  • Understand who can participate in cancer clinical trials.
  • Discuss the potential benefits of participating in a cancer clinical trial.
  • Identify barriers to participating in a clinical trial and how to effectively navigate these potential challenges.
  • Know where to find information about cancer clinical trials being offered in Iowa.
  • Talk with their doctor to decide if a clinical trial is right for them.

    Questions about this session may be directed to Sara Ternes at sara-ternes@uiowa.edu

    Registration will be accepted up to the time of the event. The session will be recorded for sharing. 

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