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Webinar: How Referring Providers Can Make a Difference in Enhancing Access to Cancer Trials

Enhancing Access to Cancer Clinical Trials: What Will it Take?
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How Referring Providers can make a Difference in Enhancing Access to Cancer Trials

Referring providers have not traditionally been regarded as key stakeholders in cancer clinical trials access and participation, but prevailing attitudes around this are shifting, recognizing the pivotal role that referring providers can play at the point of patient encounter, referral and beyond. This webinar will discuss the experiences of distinct community initiatives to engage referring provider as partners in cancer clinical trials to strengthen communication and relationship building with oncologists and research teams.


  • Explain the rationale for engaging referring providers to enhance clinical trials accrual
  • Describe two distinct approaches used to educate referring providers about clinical trials
  • Discuss key outcomes and lessons learned


Carma Bylund, Ph.D.
Director, Communication Skills Training and Research Laboratory
Associate Attending Behavioral Scientist
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

JoAnn Umilani Tsark, MPH
Project Director
Imi Hale Native Hawaiian Cancer Network- a program of Papa Ola Lōkahi

August 21, 2013
3:00pm-4:30 pm ET

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