Research Advocacy 101: How Advocates Benefit Cancer Research at NCI

http://youtu.be/LWJx0gYFYYw Research advocates at NCI bring the patient experience and perspective to cancer research. This video describes the different ways patient advocates benefit research. Some patient advocates help with fundraising or shaping policy, while others support patients through education or outreach. Others help recruit for clinical trials. To learn how to get involved with research advocacy at NCI, visit http://advocacy.cancer.gov