patient advocates

June 10, 2021 · Patty Spears
Patient advocate Patty Spears discusses what eligibility criteria for cancer clinical trials are, why they’re important to cancer research, and how eligibility criteria are changing to include more people with cancer in clinical trials. Read More >>
March 3, 2021 · Scott Wilson
In this article from "The ASCO Post," colorectal cancer survivor Scott Wilson discusses how his diagnosis led him on a path to patient advocacy to raise awareness of colorectal cancer. Read More >>
November 19, 2020 · Xin Zheng, as told to Jo Cavallo
Lung cancer survivor Xin Zheng discusses her experience with stage IV lung cancer and how joining a clinical trial after receiving genetic testing helped stop the spread of her cancer. Read More >>
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
May 26, 2020 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira discusses how even though those in the cancer community may not be able to meet face-to-face right now, there are many steps you can take to stay connected during these times. Read More >>