Essex County Cancer Coalition
After eight years serving as separate coalitions, the Essex and Passaic County Cancer Coalitions have united to form the new regional two-county Essex-Passaic Wellness Coalition, effective July 1, 2012, with an enhanced mission and combined meetings.
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Thursday, December 8, 2011, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Room G-1196, UMDNJ-NJMS / University Hospital Cancer Center
205 South Orange Ave.
Newark, New Jersey
All ECCC quarterly meetings are open to the public.
The subject of this quarter’s presentations was “Learn about Cancer Clinical Trials.”
The agenda for the meeting.
The minutes from the meeting.
These were the speakers:
Among the questions addressed within the overall theme of cancer clinical trials were:
Do you know what clinical trials are?
Do you know that participants in clinical treatment trials should always be getting the current best known therapy or a proposed new treatment?
Do you know anyone who is afraid of participating in a research trial?
Participants in clinical trials are strictly protected! We will be explaining how.
It’s important that people of all backgrounds be represented in clinical trials —
Are people of your background represented?
If not, what can you do to help?
Learn the answers to these questions from local experts, and find out what cancer clinical trials are available in the area, plus
For more information, please call 973-972-4623.