Patient involvement and patient organisations play a major role in the iCAN flagship. The aim is for patients to be actively involved in the design and development of trials. To further this goal, iCAN has established a Patient and Civic Engagement Advisory Board, which met for the first time at a remote meeting on 15 April 2020.
The mission of the Advisory Board is to develop patient and citizen involvement in the iCAN flagship and its research projects, to brainstorm and create approaches for involvement, to act as a link between patient citizens, researchers and other stakeholders, and to propose concrete actions to promote involvement.
Read more on the Finnish Cancer Patients’ Association website