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How Do You Find Out About Clinical Trials?

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Interview with Larry Anderson, Jr., MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Patient Advocate, Lynette, and Robert Orlowski, MD, PhD, Director of Myeloma and Professor in the Departments of Lymphoma/Myeloma and Experimental Therapeutics The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

From  the Virtual Town Meeting: Understanding the New World of Myeloma Treatment, Andrew Schorr first ask Dr. Anderson about how patients can find out about clinical trials, whether that be a governmental website, advocacy groups, or each institution’s individual website. Later he gets Lynette and Dr. Orlowski’s opinion on the matter. Check out the full video below to hear from three myeloma experts.

How Do You Find Out About Clinical Trials? from Patient Empowerment Network on Vimeo.

A Virtual Town Meeting for Advanced Prostate Cancer Patients and Their Loved Ones

Understanding Research and Treatment News

Progress into treating and understanding prostate cancer is leading to real change for patients, including those with advanced disease. It is vital—now more than ever—for men with prostate cancer and their care partners to stay informed. Join us on Sunday, April 10, as Patient Power and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University host a live, interactive webinar. Watch online to learn the latest research news and advice for living well with prostate cancer. An expert panel will discuss emerging therapies, current treatment options and support resources.

Watching online is easy—once you register, you’ll receive a link via email to watch the program at the scheduled time. You’ll have the opportunity to ask our expert panel your questions throughout the program. You can submit questions in advance to prostate@patientpower.info

Please join us virtually for this FREE interactive event to learn:

  • The latest in prostate cancer treatment and research news and what it could mean for you or a loved one
  • Effective tools for treatment planning and monitoring disease
  • Inspiring stories from powerful prostate cancer patients and their care partners
  • Strategies for dealing with disease complications and treatment side effects
  • Advice for living well with prostate cancer, including support resources for emotional issues


11:00 – 11:15 AM Welcome and Introductions
11:15 – 12:00 PM Understanding Current and Developing Treatment Options
12:00 – 12:30 PM Managing Symptoms, Side Effects and Communicating With Your Healthcare Team
12:30 – 12:45 PM Break
12:45 – 1:15 PM Advice and Resources for Living Well With Prostate Cancer
1:15 – 1:45 PM Q&A Session


*Times listed are for the Central (CDT) time zone.

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