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Workshop IV: Clinical Trials and Legislation Improve Healthcare Access: A Community Conversation about African Americans and Lung Cancer

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

This will be a hybrid event hosted in Atlanta, GA. Stay tuned for more details.

What to expect?
This workshop will cover the role of clinical trials and healthcare policy in improving lung cancer survival and quality of life. Health equity and improving access to screening, biomarker testing, and clinical trials for people of color will be discussed.

The hope of a healthy future is possible. We hope that you will join us in effort to connect and share information with communities of color. Together, we can fight this!

Event Details

Participants will learn about the history of clinical trials and how clinical trials are improving lung cancer survival and quality of life for people diagnosed with lung cancer. Healthcare professionals the process of enrolling in clinical trials and strategies to improve access to clinical trials in communities of color. Policymakers will discuss ways to improve access to services in the prevention, early detection and treatment of lung cancer.

Learning Objectives:

To define the role of clinical trials in improving lung cancer survival and quality of life
To translate how clinical trials are improving the standard of care in lung cancer treatment
To explain why health equities, exist in clinical trials
To describe the process of enrolling in clinical trials
To discuss how policymakers and community engagement can improve lung cancer survival in communities of color

 

This Educational Event is Sponsored By:

Impact Church

HEAL Collaborative

Amgen

Grady Healthcare System

Northside Hospital

Morehouse School of Medicine

Emory Winship Cancer Institute

St. Joseph’s Candler

GO2Foundation

LUNGevity Foundation

KRASKickers