2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT
Welcome and Introduction to the Cancer Research Institute
Ana Patricia Gámez opens our event and welcomes Brian Brewer, chief communications officer at the Cancer Research Institute, who will share how his organization’s mission to save more lives with immunotherapy is helping to create a future immune to all cancers for all people
2:10 PM ET / 11:10 AM PT
The Basics of Cancer Immunotherapy, w Q&A
World-leading cancer immunologist Dr. Antoni Ribas introduces you to the basics of our immune system and how its power to protect us against disease is being harnessed to fight – and in some cases cure – many different types of cancer
2:40 PM ET / 11:40 AM PT
Understanding Clinical Trials: Are They an Option for Me or My Loved One?
Dr. Ana Aparicio explains what clinical trials are, why they’re important to advancing new medicines and cancer treatments, and what you can expect when enrolling as a volunteer participant
3:30 PM ET / 12:30 PM PT
Patient Perspectives: Sharing the Immunotherapy Experience
Dr. Ana Aparicio moderates this panel featuring patients who will share their personal experiences with learning about immunotherapy and receiving it as treatment for their different types of cancer, either as part of a clinical trial or as part of a new standard treatment regimen.
4:15 PM ET / 1:15 PM PT
Accessing Quality Health Care: Overcoming Barriers to Our Community
Award-winning reporter, author, and co-presenter of the Univision program Aquí y Ahora Teresa Rodríguez moderates a panel of medical experts including Drs. Narjust Duma, Ana María López, and Estelamari Rodriguez, who will discuss the language, socioeconomic, and other barriers that Hispanic and Latino community members often encounter when seeking cancer treatment.
5:00 PM ET / 2:00 PM PT
Closing Remarks: Staying Connected, Staying Informed, Staying Empowered
Host Ana Patricia Gámez and CRI’s Brian Brewer return to wrap up our program designed to provide you with information and resources you need to explore and understand your immunotherapy cancer treatment options.