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Course dedicated to Patients and Caregivers interested in Cancer Clinical Research

Brussels, BE

A two-day course for cancer patient advocates

This course is designed specifically for European patients and/or patient representatives involved in cancer patient advocacy/patient support/patient information. The goal of this course is to provide cancer patient advocates with a stimulating and challenging two-day training experience leading to a much greater understanding of the whole clinical trials process. Provided the format (two half days), this course shall be considered as intensive introduction to the subject. Participation in this course will enable cancer patient advocates to learn about cancer biology; personalized cancer treatment and care; the organisation of clinical research; and very importantly, how patient groups can become more involved in the design and implementation of clinical trials. Several interactive sessions will enable participants to debate selected topics with experts from different fields, including researchers , but also more experienced patient advocates. Participants should have good English skills.

Who should attend? Patient Group Leaders with some experience in patient advocacy/patient support/patient information provision and a high interest in understanding clinical research in cancer. Participants should have good English language skills as the course will be conducted totally in English.

More information on the course website.