Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Free Patient Education - Paving the Way for Progress: Clinical Trials in Blood Cancers - May 30th in NYC

The Healing Project understands the critical importance clinical trials play in the advancement of the treatment of chronic disease. We encourage all eligible patients to consider participating in the development of new methods of treating disease.

In that light, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the American Cancer Society are offering a free patient education program to promote the participation in clinical trials:

Topics to be covered:

• How new drugs are discovered, researched, and approved for treatment
• Telling fact from fiction when it comes to clinical trials
• How to talk to your doctor about clinical trials as a possible treatment option
• Recent and ongoing advances in the treatment of blood cancers

Speaker: Ann D. Pirro PA-C, M.S. M.P.H

Date: May 30th, 2007
Time: 6PM-8PM
Location: The American Cancer Society
19 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019

Pre-Registration for this Free Program is required
Please contact Meg Harrison at 646-660-9027 or to register for the program

Complimentary refreshments will be served.

For questions and assistance for individuals with disabilities, please contact:
David Pulli at: (212) 237-3843

If the dates, times or locations are not convenient; please speak with your haematologist or oncologist about participating in clinical trails in your area. Again, these trials are crucial to advancing treatment options not only for you but also other patients suffering from blood diseases, make every effort to participate.

This education program is generously supported by the American Cancer Society and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

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