Keeping Patient Perspectives at the Forefront of DCIS Research

Thanks to Donna Pinto for a great summary of our activities at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), and with the 2 amazing studies that we are both a part of: COMET & PRECISION! Let us know if you want more info. Thanks!

DCIS 411

COMET PLTPatient Advocates from across the US and around the world came together to share insights about DCIS at the 2017 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

The COMET Study Patient Leadership Team presented “Changing the DCIS Conversation: Development of an Alternative Discourse by Patient Advocate Stakeholders in the COMET Study.”

PLT POSTEREllen Jelle Deb DonnaAdvocates from the US, UK and the Netherlands highlighted their role as “partners” on PRECISION — “PREvent ductal Carcinoma In Situ Invasive Overtreatment Now.”

This international initiative was awarded Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge. Led by Dr. Jelle Wesseling of the Netherlands Cancer Institute, PRECISION aims to distinguish between lethal cancers that need treating, and non-lethal cancers that don’t.

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