There are many ways that medical professionals educate patients and the public about breast cancer clinical trials. However, one of the most effective ways of increasing awareness is when patients share their experiences of participating in a trial.
Below are links to stories by and about women with metastatic breast cancer who have enrolled in one–or several–clinical trials, as well as a patient advocate’s summary of what she has learned about clinical trials from others in her MBC community.
- This Woman With Metastatic Breast Cancer Did Her Own Research to Find a Clinical Trial to Fight the Disease A powerful story published by Health.com.
- When Joining a Cancer Clinical Trial Is Your Last Treatment Option An intimate retelling of one woman’s experience with clinical trials published by Cancer.Net.
- Clinical Trials Patient advocate Abigail Johnston’s blog post covers what she has learned about clinical trials from her friends who are also living with metastatic breast cancer.
Last Modified on February 5, 2021