Minnesota Chapter

www.lls.org/mn

Cancer Treatment: How To Make Informed Choices about Standard Care and Clinical Trials


Please join The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for a patient education program:
Saturday, May 18 in Fargo, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4351 17th Ave S., Fargo, ND 58103 (complimentary lunch will be served) OR Saturday, June 22 in Minneapolis, 8:30 to 11 a.m. at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 1711 Broadway Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 (complimentary breakfast will be served).

Pre-registration for this free program is required. Please call Patient Services Manager Doug Turk, LICSW at (612) 259-4506 or email douglas.turk@lls.org. You can also register online at http://www.llsform.org/0490FS01/form9/index.html.

Topics covered:

  • Steps to take to help you make treatment decisions
  • Questions to ask about benefits and risks of standard treatments and treatments under study in clinical trials
  • How new treatments are developed and approved
  • How to sort out the myths from the facts about clinical trials
  • How to locate clinical trials that may be right for you

CE?s also available for healthcare professionals.

For more information, assistance for people with disabilities or grievances, please call Patient Services Manager Doug Turk, LICSW at (612) 259-4506 or email douglas.turk@lls.org.

last updated on Wednesday, May 08, 2013
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