SAJJAD IQBAL HEAD & NECK CANCER NETWORK MANAGER To me , patient advocacy means striving for the rights of the patients to expect the best possible care and eventual outcome of their i l lness . A large part of this is accompl ished by educating and empowering patients to become active partners in their healthcare decisions .
VOLLEEN WHITE CLL NETWORK MANAGER
Advocacy equals empowerment . Knowing the best treatment for my cancer and being able to keep up with the latest information in new drugs and new drug trials . Advocacy makes me more informed and therefore able to fight my cancer more successful ly .
MARY LEER BREAST CANCER NETWORK MANAGER Patient advocacy means being an astute l istener who is dedicated to helping educate patients to find resources and , more importantly , their own resourcefulness that wi l l empower them to navigate the myriad decisions that come with a cancer diagnosis .
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