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AWARE for All - A free clinical trials conference

AWARE for All is an educational program that is free and open to the public for the purpose of providing education to help people make informed decisions about clinical research participation.

Date:   November 5, 2011
Time:   10:00am - 4:00pm
Location:  

LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco 94102

Sponsor:  

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP)

Event details:  

Free Clinical Trials Education Conference, Sat. Nov. 5, San Francisco

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) will present “Aware for All,” a free clinical trial education conference, on Sat., Nov. 5 from 10 am to 4 pm at the LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco 94102. The purpose of the conference is to help the general public make informed decisions about clinical trial participation. To register or for more information contact http://www.ciscrp.org/patient/aware/sanfrancisco.html, aware@ciscrp.org or 617-725-2750.

Presentations will feature a keynote address by integrative medicine national expert Brad Jacobs, MD, MPH, as well as workshops that will explore cancer treatment, cancer supportive care and survivorship, the role of minorities in clinical research, alzheimer's and maintaining memory, chronic pain, integrative medicine and holistic health, HIV/AIDS, cardiology and diabetes, women's health, and hepatitis C in the Asian population. Other highlights include free health screenings, raffle and prizes, educational materials, exhibits, lunch, and a gift to the first 100 registrants.

Conference collaborators include UCSF, Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford University, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation. Sponsors are Biogen IDEC and EMD Serono.

CISCRP is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering people to make informed decisions about clinical research participation. Since its 2004 founding, the organization has been a national leader in promoting public trust of the clinical research enterprise and raising public awareness of clinical research’s role in improving public health.

http://www.ciscrp.org/patient/aware/sanfrancisco.html

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