Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors Cancercare Connect Education Workshops

Clinical Trials: How They Transform the Treatment of Cancer



* Overview of Clinical Trials and Why They Are Important, in the Context of COVID-19 * Understanding Your Treatment Options, including Clinical Trials * Concerns about Participating in Clinical Trials * Types of Clinical Trials * What Happens in a Clinical Trial? * The Meaning of Informed Consent * Benefits and Risks of Participation, in the Context of COVID-19 * How and Where Clinical Trials are Conducted * How to Participate in Clinical Trials * Specific Questions to Ask Your Health Care Team about Clinical Trial Participation, in the Context of COVID-19 * The Increasing Role of Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments * Guidelines for Preparing for Telehealth/Telemedicine Appointments, including Technology, List of Questions & OpenNotes Discussion * Accessing Resources for Clinical Trials * Questions for Our Panel of Experts