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Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
The Ethics that Guide Good Clinical Practice in Cancer Clinical Trials
Gayle Jameson, NP
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Join us as Gayle Jameson, NP an investigative researcher from the Honor Health Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center guides us through the recruitment and placement in a clinical trial. She will also talk about compassionate use and the "right to try" legislation, and how it might affect clinical trials, both for the researcher and the patient.

Gayle Jameson is a Nurse Practitioner who has cared for adults living with cancer for nearly 40 years.  She is certified as an Advanced Oncology Nurse (AOCN) and is especially interested in the care of patients with pancreatic cancer, early cancer drug development and symptom management. 

In her role as Associate Investigator at the Oncology Clinical Trials Department, HonorHealth Research Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona, she has been Principal Investigator (PI) on multiple phase I and investigator initiated studies and Sub-investigator on 50+ phase I anti-tumor clinical trials. She has an Adjunct Faculty appointment at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and incorporates translational science in clinical trial designs by working with bench science colleagues at TGEN and as a member of the SU2C Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team. Gayle also was the site Principal Investigator on an international study that led to the approval of Onivyde™ plus 5FU and leucovorin for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer. She has presented her work nationally and internationally.  Gayle also specializes in symptom management, working with patients in managing fatigue, cachexia and other problems related to cancer and cancer treatments. Prior to coming to Arizona in 2006, Gayle had various nursing roles at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. 

News and Events

The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 2013 Annual Meeting, "Tradition, Innovation and Moral Courage," will take place October 24-27, 2013, at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, GA. Additional details, including sponsorship and exhibit booth information, are available on the ASBH Meetings Page.

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The 16th Annual Conference of SEAC will be held in Scottsdale, AZ on October 2-4, 2014. The purpose of the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum (SEAC) is to stimulate scholarship on ethics and the teaching of ethics in all academic disciplines and to afford an opportunity for the exchange of research. The Call for Papers is open until August 15, 2014. The theme of the conference, “Engaging the Future Responsibly,” highlights issues concerning engaging the future responsibly, and SEAC encourages submissions on this or any subject or thematic area that advances the mission of SEAC to promote ethical inquiry and teaching across the curriculum.

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