Patient Education Video Series

Posted: Mar 22, 2011
American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2009.
KEYWORDS: Knowledge/Attitudes/Beliefs, Consent, Web


The free patient education website ( offers information about cancer and clinical trials in patient-friendly videos. The videos are produced by ASCO and posted regularly on their YouTube channel. The series includes a variety of cancer topics that patients will find helpful, including clinical trials. Information is presented by physicians and advocates and helps patients accumulate accurate information and formulate questions for their physician as they consider a clinical trial. This gives people with cancer, and their families and friends, an option of how they would like to receive oncologist-approved information.


The patient education video series includes an array of cancer topics such as: • Cancer Basics • Treatments, tests, and procedures • Side Effects • After treatment and survivorship • Cancer research news