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 & Its Variants - 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 & Its Variants - 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