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Accelerate Clinical Trials Research Grant Awarded!

Free to Breathe is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Accelerate Clinical Trials Research Grant Award!

Co-investigators Amy Leader, DrPH, MPH, and Ralph Zinner, MD of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University have been awarded the ACT grant award for their research in using Decision Aids (DA) to provide patients with information and to assist with important health decisions. Scott Cowan, MD, Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Surgery, is also a co-investigator and will be an integral part of the study through his clinical expertise working with patients with lung cancer.

The ACT grant was started in 2015 with the purpose of funding pilot research projects that will investigate strategies to improve accrual of patients with lung cancer to therapeutic clinical trials.

Read more about their research here: freetobreathe.org/about-us/...

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This is great news. We need some good decision aids in our clinics - this will fill a real patient need.


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