NCI’s Office of Advocacy Relations (OAR) will host its third teleconference, Understanding the Role of NCI’s Clinical Trials Advisory Committee, on Wednesday, May 21, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., EST.

The featured speakers are: Dr. Sheila Prindiville, Director, Coordinating Center for Clinical Trials, NCI’s Office of the Director; Ms. Susan Leigh, Advocate Member, CTAC; Col. (Ret.) Jim Williams, Advocate Member, CTAC; and Ms. Paula Kim, Advocate Member, Gastrointestinal Steering Committee. A Question & Answer session for participants will follow.

No registration is required for participation. To join the teleconference, dial toll-free within the U.S. 1-800-857-6584. The passcode is: CTAC.

If you have friends or colleagues who cannot participate “live” on the day of the teleconference, they can listen to the replay of the call through June 21, 2008 by dialing toll-free 1-866-517-3732.

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For more information about the Understanding NCI: Toll-Free Teleconference Series and to learn about past teleconferences, please visit: