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Objective 17: Increase participation in cancer treatment clinical trials.


17.1 Train patient navigators and lay health workers to support recruitment and retention of underserved populations in clinical trials.

17.2 Increase public awareness regarding the benefi ts of participating in clinical trials.

17.3 Convene representatives of all Minnesota institutions offering cancer clinical trials to explore effective recruitment and retention strategies (including messaging, payment/reimbursement and employer coverage).

17.4 Develop promotional media campaign aimed at increasing participation in cancer clinical trials.