2023 PCORI Annual Meeting Headshot of Beverly Canin

Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000, Beverly Canin has over 20 years’ experience as a cancer patient advocate and over 10 years’ experience as a cancer and aging research partner. A patient advocate member of the Cancer and Aging Research Group (CARG) since 2011, she cofounded and chaired Stakeholders for Care in Oncology Research for our Elders (SCOREboard), an advisory group formed in 2013 through a PCORI award. Currently, under an extended five-year National Cancer Institute/National Institute on Aging grant to CARG for development of a national infrastructure for cancer and aging research (CARinG), she co-chairs CARinG SCOREboard’s service as a resource for engagement of older cancer patients, their caregivers and patient advocates in geriatric oncology research.


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