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

Debbie Bitticks, CEO and President of Vital Options Interviewed on the Patricia Raskin Show

7.18.17 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, Cancer Diagnosis, Living With Cancer, The Cancer Concierge, Vital Conversations
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Patricia interviews Debbie Bitticks, CEO and President of Vital Options International, a nonprofit cancer communication, education, and advocacy organization with a special mission: Generating global cancer conversations. She will discuss her three “G’s”: Get informed, get organized and get moving, the value of a second opinion, and how and where…


Palliative Care Versus Supportive Care

1.13.17 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, Advocacy in Action 2016
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Introducing & Explaining Palliative Care To Patients

1.13.17 | FILED UNDER Advocacy In Action, Advocacy in Action 2016
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