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Lifetime's Balancing Act - LLS Clinical Trial Support Center Segment

September 2020

The Balancing Act® is a morning show on Lifetime that delivers sensible solutions and essential information in a fun, entertaining format. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS's) Clinical Trial Support Center (CTSC) was featured in an episode of Behind the Mystery, a specialized, recurring segment devoted to rare and genetic diseases. Behind the Mystery highlights the emotional, scientific, and medical aspects associated with rare and genetic diseases.

Episode Overview:

In an effort to help patients find clinical trials, overcome barriers to enrollment, and increase awareness and education for patients and caregivers, LLS, the global leader in the fight to end blood cancers, created the Clinical Trial Support Center (CTSC). Viewers will learn about ongoing treatments for blood cancers from Ajay K Gopal, MD, FACP (Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Medical Director of clinical Research, Hematology, Malignancies/Hematology), hear from James, a patient advocate and Peripheral T-cell lymphoma fighter, and meet a nurse navigator who works closely with patients to educate and find appropriate clinical trials.