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“Why Clinical Trials Matter and How to Find the Right One for You”-2021 IWMF Global Educational Webinar with Neena Kennedy on February 9th, 2021
04 Jan, 2021
2021 IWMF GLOBAL EDUCATIONAL WEBINAR
February 9, 2021 at 1:30PM U.S. ESTWhy Clinical Trials Matter and How to Find the Right One for You
With Neena Kennedy, RN, BSN, OCNThe International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF) encourages you to register today for this free educational webinar.
About the presentation:
Clinical trials are critically important to the development of new treatments, and the IWMF has always strongly supported the participation of WM patients in clinical trials. Why Clinical Trials Matter and How to Find the Right One for You will explore the different types of clinical trials and how they operate, the factors that go into making a decision about whether a trial might be right for you, and the tools that you can use to find appropriate trials for your situation.
About the presenter:
Neena Kennedy is a Clinical Trial Nurse Navigator for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She is part of a team of specially trained nurses focusing on educating and assisting patients with hematological malignancies navigate and find appropriate clinical trials. Prior to joining the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Ms. Kennedy was a Clinical Research Nurse at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. In her role at City of Hope, she managed a portfolio of clinical trials and cared directly for patients with blood cancers participating on clinical trials, including lymphoma, CLL and WM. She has co-authored several papers on lymphoma. She received her BSN degree from Seattle University, and holds a specialty certification from the Oncology Nurse Credentialing Center. She resides in the Seattle area with her family.