PATIENT ADVOCATE AND SURVIVOR, PATIENT ADVOCATE AND SURVIVOR
Gainesville, Florida, United States
Kate Robins became an ovarian cancer patient advocate following a 35-year career overseas and in Washington, D.C. as a university teacher and senior advisor in program design and evaluation. In 2009, having experienced obstacles to obtaining life-saving cancer care herself, she began to focus on raising awareness of the needs of older women at high risk of hereditary ovarian cancer and on promoting access to preventive care through the Medicare system.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, June 4
Incorporating Patient Advocates in Oncology Clinical Development: Lessons Learned from a Novel Pilot Program
The advent of patient-focused drug development has underscored the priority of engaging the patient…