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Kentucky Lung Cancer Program PT 2: Patient Navigation, Targeted Treatment, Public Policy, and Clinical Trials

October 7, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

This workshop will cover patient navigation, clinical trials, public policy, and radiation therapy in the transition of lung cancer to a treatable disease. Health equity and improving access to multidisciplinary teams, clinical trials, and advanced treatments will be discussed.

Participants will also engage with their local elected officials to receive insight on how to partner together in order to influence change in healthcare.


Learning Objectives:

To identify the role of biomarker testing in transforming lung cancer into a treatable disease

To learn how to navigate through the healthcare system as a patient or caregiver

To understand why health inequities exist in cancer treatment and clinical trials

To describe the process of enrolling in clinical trials

To understand how clinical trials improve treatment outcomes and quality of life