Advocacy In Action

Advocacy in Action (AIA) is Vital Options International’s signature platform for bringing together a cross-section of cancer advocates, patients, and healthcare professionals in settings across the globe to address key issues in cancer and the sobering realities of those facing, fighting, and surviving cancer. VOI captures AIA panel discussions on video by topic to enable continuing conversations on topics such as
  • the changing landscape and cost of cancer care
  • patient decision-making
  • whole care of the patient and choices valued by patients and their families
  • patient access to cancer research and life-saving treatment
  • the influence of technology on clinical practice and survivors’ lives

The Future of Genetic Risk Prediction

3.18.16 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, SABCS
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Courtland sits down with Lisa Schlager, the Vice President of Community Affairs at FORCE (Facing our Risk of Cancer Empowered), at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.  In this interview, they discuss the future of genetic risk prediction.

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Is the Public Ready for Common Use of Genetic Sequencing?

3.18.16 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, SABCS
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Courtland sits down with Lisa Schlager, the Vice President of Community Affairs at FORCE (Facing our Risk of Cancer Empowered), at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.  In this interview, they discuss whether or not the public is ready for common use of genetic sequencing.

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How Information from Genetic Sequencing Can Best be Communicated to Patients and Caregivers

3.17.16 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, SABCS
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Courtland sits down with Lisa Schlager, the Vice President of Community Affairs at FORCE (Facing our Risk of Cancer Empowered), at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. In this interview, they discuss how information from genetic sequencing can best be communicated to patients and caretakers.

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