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Advocacy In Action: Who Should Have Molecular Testing When Diagnosed With Lung Cancer?
Jul
10
2013

Vital Options International presents, Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Lung Cancer Treatment Guidelines & Molecular Testing. This segment asks the question:  Why are only EFR and ALK are tested for and who should be tested? Joining Selma Schimmel as co-moderators are: David R. Spigel, MD – Director, Lung Cancer Research […]

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Advocacy In Action: Where To Get Molecular Tumor Testing?
Jul
07
2013

Vital Options International presents Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Genomics of Metastatic Cancer. In this video, Shirley Mertz, President of Metastatic Breast Cancer Network and Heinz-Josef Lenz, Chair, GI Oncology Program, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center discuss the importance of molecular testing, the importance of patient tissue, and how to go […]

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Advocacy In Action: The Genomics Of Metastatic Cancer Explained
Jul
07
2013

Vital Options International presents Advocacy In Action®, bringing together cancer advocacy leadership to address: Genomics of Metastatic Cancer. In this video, Shirley Mertz, President of Metastatic Breast Cancer Network, addresses the genomic testing in metastatic cancer from the perspective of a patient living with metastatic breast cancer.  Heinz-Josef Lenz, Chair, GI Oncology Program, USC/Norris Comprehensive […]

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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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Advocacy in Action: Public Policy Advocacy For Cancer
Jul
19
2012

Vital Options International presents Advocacy in Action, bringing together the influential leaders of the cancer advocacy community to address Public Policy Advocacy For Cancer. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. Although cancer survivors are more likely to return to their jobs and families, they are […]

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Advocacy in Action: National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Nancy Davenport-Ennis (Founder & CEO, National Patient Advocate Foundation) talks about the public policy focus of the National Patient Advocate Foundation. To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. Although […]

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Advocacy in Action: Men’s Health Network Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Scott Williams (Director, Professional Relations & Public Policy, Men’s Health Network) talks about the three pillars of focus for the Men’s Health Network. To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and […]

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Advocacy in Action: Community Oncology Alliance (COA) Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Ted Okon (Executive Director, Community Oncology Alliance – COA) talks about the public policy focus for the Community Oncology Alliance. To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. Although cancer […]

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Advocacy in Action: Cancer Support Community Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Linda House (Executive Vice-President of External Affairs, Cancer Support Community) talks about the three pillars of focus for the Cancer Support Community. To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and treatments. […]

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Advocacy in Action: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Public Policy Initiatives
Jul
19
2012

In this Advocacy in Action episode, Dr. Charles Penley (ASCO Government Relations Committee) talks about some of the public policy initiatives of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). To view all of the videos in this series, click here. Public policies may encourage or prohibit further advancements or access to the latest care and […]

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