Research Advocacy 101: History of Advocacy

http://youtu.be/Tcyy6go6McE Today, patients play important roles in cancer research at NCI. The history of patient advocacy has its roots in the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Watch this video to learn how patient advocates advanced the care and treatment of HIV/AIDS and how that helped shape cancer research advocacy at NCI. To learn how to get involved with research advocacy at NCI, visit http://advocacy.cancer.gov