Watch patient-friendly videos about the basics of cancer care, particularly helpful if you or a loved one has been newly diagnosed with cancer.
More than 60% of cancers in the United States occur in people over the age of 65. In this video, Dr. Richard Goldberg discusses the challenges and needs of older adults with cancer.
Patient advocate Mary Lou Smith outlines what things to consider when a person with cancer is reviewing clinical trials (research studies) when making treatment plan decisions.
Dr. Eric Singer explains how clinical trials are reviewed to ensure the safety of the patients involved.
Dr. Carolyn Runowicz introduces informed consent, a process that helps every patient understand the potential risks, benefits, and alternatives before they join a clinical trial.
Louis Weiner, MD, introduces different types of clinical trials, including studies that focus on finding new treatments, side effects and supportive care, late effects and survivorship, and screening and prevention.
Dr. Nicholas Petrelli explains how clinical cancer research is done in distinct segments, called the phases of a clinical trial.
Dr. Michelle Lau discusses the multidisciplinary team of professionals that each play an integral role on the cancer care team.