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Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan 2015-2020

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The WI CCC Plan provides a common vision for health system leaders, advocates, policy makers, and researchers working to reduce the burden of cancer in Wisconsin. Choose a Priority below to view strategies, action steps, and resources to help support your work.

Priority 12: Increase participation in cancer clinical trials

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Click on one of the strategies below to find action steps for the selected strategy that you can use to implement the WI CCC Plan 2015-2020.

Strategies

Action Steps

  • Develop culturally appropriate tools for patients and their families to help identify potential clinical trials.
  • Train survivors on how to advocate for increased participation in clinical trials.
  • Develop and implement public educational campaigns to promote clinical trials.

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  • Identify and promote evidence-based strategies to increase utilization and accrual of patients to clinical trials in Commission on Cancer accredited facilities.
  • Promote training opportunities for health care providers on the importance and availability of cancer clinical trials.
  • Develop and implement provider reminder systems that identify patients eligible for clinical trials.
  • Develop clinical trials consent forms using health literacy principles.

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  • Monitor federal legislation regarding funding for cancer clinical trials.
  • Partner with advocacy organizations to provide grassroots support for increases in funding.
  • Showcase how local and regional cancer centers are collaborating locally and participating in research efforts nationally.
  • Encourage local and statewide foundations or cancer related industry to fund cancer clinical trials.

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  • Maintain the state law that requires insurance companies to cover costs of standard cancer care within the context of a clinical trial.
  • Develop resources for patients and providers on cancer clinical trials and health insurance.

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