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What is Research Advocacy?

Through the engagement of research advocates, PIVOT is building research/advocate partnerships to inform and shape cancer research and optimally reflect what's important to patients.

PIVOT logoPatients, families, and caregivers partnering with researchers from 
The University of Kansas Cancer Center 
to re‚Äźdefine cancer research.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) Research Advocacy 101 features brief videos on the following topics:

The Cancer Information and Support Network (CISN) provides brief discussions of key points about advocacy and research advocacy beyond NCI:

Involving Advocates in Cancer Research

The University of Kansas Cancer Center Bench To Bedside: Research Advocate Partnerships (21.5-minute video)

Learn the benefits of research/advocate partnerships and how engaging research advocates helps inform and shape cancer research to optimally reflect what is important to patients.

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