Successful Interventions to Recruit Minorities to Clinical Trials
Presented by Minorities in Cancer Research (MICR)
Monday, April 3, 2006
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Washington Convention Center, Room 102
Judith S. Kaur, M.D.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
Jean G. Ford, M.D.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
This year's session will focus on overcoming cancer health disparities by focusing on new strategies to recruit minority patients into cancer related trials. A systematic review of what is happening nationally followed by specific programmatic successes will be highlighted. Time for dialogue with nationally prominent investigators in this effort will complete this forum.
Judith S. Kaur, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN
*Recruitment of underrepresented populations to cancer clinical trials: Overview of the evidence
Mollie W. Howerton, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
*Recruitment methods to increase hispanic participation in clinical trials
Amelie G. Ramirez, Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, San Antonio, TX
*Methods to address cancer disparities for Native Americans in western South Dakota
Daniel G. Petereit, Rapid City Regional Hospital, Rapid City, SD
Cancer prevention and treatment recruitment in the minority-based community clinical oncology program
Worta McCaskill-Stevens, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD
*Improving methods for studying recruitment strategies for cancer-related trials
Jean G. Ford, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
*Abstracts for these presentations are located in the 97th AACR Annual Meeting Proceedings which are available in print, on CD, and online (most current).