Advocates in Action!

Advocacy In Action: The American Society Of Hematology (ASH) 2013
Feb
06
2014

Vital Options International presents Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: The Future of Genomics & Personalized Medicine, Cancer Care Planning & Palliative Care, and Public Policy & Issues Surrounding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Joining Vital Options CEO, Selma Schimmel — The Future of Genomics & Personalized Medicine: Keith Stewart, MD, […]

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Advocate In Action: Erin Schwartz & Viji Venkatesh The MAX Foundation
Feb
04
2014

Selma sits down with Erin Schwartz, VP of Strategic Partnerships and Global Advocacy with The MAX Foundation; and Viji Venkatesh, the head of The MAX Foundation in India and the author of Maximo and The Big C, a tale of courage, compassion and how to fight the fear.  

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Advocate In Action: Susan Stewart BMTInfo.Org
Feb
04
2014

Selma sits down with Susan Stewart from BMTInfoNet.org – Bone Marrow Transplant Information Network- to discuss her organization and mission.

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Advocate In Action: Dr. Allyson Ocean and Michael’s Mission
Jul
16
2013

Dr. Allyson Ocean sits down with Selma Schimmel in The Group Room.  They discuss the non-profit she co-founded with the family members of one of her young colon cancer patients, Michael — Michael’s Mission. This interview was filmed at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago 2013. Allyson Ocean, MD is a […]

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Advocate In Action: Gloria Borges and The WunderGlo Foundation
Jun
16
2013

Gloria Borges, colon cancer survivor, sits down with Selma Schimmel in The Group Room. They discuss the non-profit she founded, The WunderGlo Foundation and The Wunder Project. This interview was filmed at the American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago 2013. Advocacy and educational support provided at ASCO 2013, in part, by:

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Advocate In Action: Karen Eubanks Jackson and Sisters Network Inc.
Jun
10
2013

Karen Eubanks Jackson, Founder and CEO of Sisters Network Inc. She discusses Sisters Network Inc. and the programs they provide across the country in 22 states. In addition, she discusses the challenges facing African-American women surrounding breast cancer. Advocacy In Action® and “Advocate In Action” are advocate profiles produced by The Group Room and Vital […]

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Advocate In Action: Dian “CJ” Corneliussen-James and MetaVivor
Jun
09
2013

Dian “CJ” Corneliussen-James, Founder and President of MetaVivor, Research & Support For Metastatic Breast Cancer. She discusses the challenges of metastatic breast cancer patients and the work MetaVivor Advocacy In Action® and “Advocate In Action” are advocate profiles produced by The Group Room and Vital Options International. This interview was filmed at the 2012 CTRC-AACR […]

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Advocate in Action: Diane Zipursky Quale, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN)
Feb
01
2013

Diane Zipursky Quale (President, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, BCAN) sits down with Selma Schimmel and Advocacy in Action at the Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum to discuss the challenges advocates and advocacy groups face in the community setting. The Community Cancer Care Advocacy Day Forum was held in Washington D.C. on October 24, 2012 […]

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National Bone Marrow Transplant Link
Nov
15
2012

  Vital Options International and TheGroupRoom.tv — presents an Advocates in Action blog post! Our friends at the National Bone Marrow Transplant Link present Voices of Hope and Healing with NEW Online Audio! It makes a difference to patients and their families to hear firsthand how transplants have affected the lives of others and how […]

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Advocacy in Action: National Lung Cancer Partnership
Oct
29
2012

Regina Vidaver, PhD (Executive Director, National Lung Cancer Partnership) and Joan Schiller, MD, PhD (President, National Lung Cancer Partnership) talk about the mission of the organization and the role it is playing in educating patients about tissue collection and biomarker testing.  For more information visit:  National Lung Cancer Partnership Advocacy in Action at the 2012 […]

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