How is PIVOT Organized?

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Patients, families, and caregivers partnering with researchers from 
The University of Kansas Cancer Center 
to re‐define cancer research.



PIVOT Org Design

PIVOT LEADERSHIP: PIVOT Leader Team and Task Forces

  • The PIVOT Leader Team provides organizational leadership to PIVOT, while the task force groups focus on strategy-specific components. 
  • Anyone who has experienced cancer (i.e., survivors, family/friend caregivers or individuals at high risk)

Patient Voices Network

  • Anyone who has experienced cancer (i.e., survivors, family/friend caregivers or individuals at high risk) and wishes to be part of the Patient Voices Network may choose from a variety of roles, including:
    •  Receiving information and updates
    •  Partnering with researchers
    •  Participating in PIVOT educational activities to learn more about research (no scientific background or research experience required)
    •  Patients are not required to be patients of KU

Researchers

  • Anyone on a research team at The University of Kansas Cancer Center, Children's Mercy Kansas City or Stowers Institute for Medical Research. 

PIVOT Champions

  • Anyone who is interested in PIVOT: health care providers, members/staff of a cancer-related advocacy organization, members of a community organization, etc.
Last modified: Oct 23, 2017
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