Lance fronts cancer coalition clinical trials awareness drive

Lance Armstrong and singer/songwriter Anastacia feature in a Newsweek supplement promoting participation in clinical trials for cancer patients. Published by the Coalition of Cooperative Cancer Groups and underwritten by Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Amgen and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the eight-page supplement will appear in this week's national edition of the news magazine, with the headline "Knowledge is Power: Lance Armstrong Encourages Everyone to Learn About Cancer Clinical Trials." The Coalition said only 5 percent of cancer patients participate in clinical trials. "Cancer research is surging forward into a new age," said Coalition president and chairman Robert Comis, M.D., "but too few patients are aware that trial participation is an option as part of their treatment."

This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form without prior authorization. Your use of this website constitutes acceptance of Haymarket Media's Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions