July 16, 2019: COLONTOWN founder Erika Brown has published a new editorial describing her vision for patient navigators to help increase participation in cancer clinical trials. In COLONTOWN, this vision is becoming a reality. COLONTOWN’s 140 “neighborhoods” include 9 focused on clinical trials, all led by patient volunteers who work to bring accurate information and education about trial options to the nearly 1500 members of these groups. The PALTOWN Development Foundation, which supports COLONTOWN, has launched a new initiative to train our clinical trials patient navigators, as part of our commitment to developing patient leaders and enabling patients and caregivers to become active participants in care decisions.
Bloomberg Radio: “Markets” Interview with Tom Marsilje
In this April 3, 2017 interview by Carol Massar, COLONTOWN’s Dr. Tom Marsilje explains how members of the Clinic neighborhood are interacting with researchers and learning both about the science behind new therapies and available trials currently recruiting.