Conversation now at warp speed.... Anna Barker talking about bioethical issues and conformed consent. #AACR
In EVERY SINGLE country, it's breast cancer advocates that start the change. Anna Barker #AACR
Jorge Gomez: PATIENT EDUCATION is most important. Anna Barker concurs. We all agree. #AACR
Must start thinking Global.... "how do we convince pharma to make cancer drugs affordable in poor nations?" Anna Barker #AACR
Anna Barker discussing disparity. Result of research not reaching other countries. Not affordable ie-herceptin #AACR
Anna Barker moderating panel: Jorge Gomez, Ben Anderson and Paula Kim. Fairly limited number advocates from other countries for SSP. #AACR
Anna Barker at the podium talking about bring more international advocates to #aacr. "Cancer is a Global Issue"
Fact from Ann Barker. "There are organs that do NOT get cancer" NCI won't fund research on those organs. Disruptive research needed. #AACR
Looming cancer crisis is going to break the bank. We are NOT going to prevent cancer in people over 55. Ann Barker #AACR
Now up, president of #AACR Frank McCormick. Ann Barker doing intro. "he has a passion for getting research to patients"
Patient advocate program had humble beginnings-Margaret Foti and Ann Barker brought us to this table #AACR
Ann Barker running down some special sessions for SSP ... will be anxious for this: panel discussion on advocacy in int'l community. #AACR
Ann Barker: When visiting sessions, id areas that are innovative or disrupt current assumptions. Hard to get funded for new ideas. #AACR
Everybody who is a cancer patient should have their tissue sample stored and available. Ann Barker
"It's one thing to be a survivor, it's another to be an advocate" Need to define what we can do per Ann Barker #AACR
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