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The Biology of Cancer: Clinical Trials. Who Participates? Who Benefits?

September 18, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Clinical Trials. Who Participates? Who Benefits? – Melissa Green, MPH — Friday, September 18th – 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM – The Biology of Cancer Lecture

 

The Biology of Cancer:
Exploring the Role of Race, Class, and Socioeconomics
in the Underserved and the Underrepresented

Behind cardiovascular disease, Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of deaths in the United States. What causes Cancer? Why have we not cured Cancer yet? What are some of the myths that surround Cancer care? Why do people of color seem to develop and die from Cancer at rates much higher than the majority of the population?

If you are interested in learning the answers to one or more of these questions, you should consider attending an engaging and stimulating, semester-long webinar series taught by cancer biologists, physicians, public health experts, and other cancer specialists from NCCU, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC A&T. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to potentially hear from cancer survivors. These hour long webinars will be held during the Fall 2020 semester on Fridays at 11am. Come out and join us!

 

Photo of Melissa Green, MPH

Melissa Green, MPH

Deputy Director of Recruitment and Communications
Clinical Scholars
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Clinical Trials.
Who Participates? Who Benefits?

 

Lecture Description

The presentation will offer an overview of research study types and phases and the factors that influence research participation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the types and phases of research studies.
  • Discuss strategies to meaningfully engage diverse participants in trials.

 

Register to Attend via Zoom Webinar Link

 


 

*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
September 18, 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

UNC Lineberger Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu
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