OCT27 - 29

"PIVOT: A Journey into Patient Research Advocacy" Virtual Workshops

Register by Oct. 20th

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About This Event

Individuals with a lived experience of cancer as a survivor, family/friend caregiver, or someone who is at high risk for cancer are invited to attend an introductory training workshop on what it means to be a patient research advocate. Learn more about PIVOT here: https://www.kucancercenter.org/research/give-back/patient-research-advocacy


Please register online to gain access to zoom sessions/recordings. The Zoom link with calendar invites/reminders will be sent out automatically after you register. We are asking everyone to register by October 20th, 2021. Register here: https://redcap.kumc.edu/surveys/?s=3TL9EA7H77


October 27th, 5:00-6:30 pm

Introductions to KU Cancer Center and Patient Research Advocacy

  • KU Cancer Center and the Importance of Patient Research Advocacy
  • What is Patient Research Advocacy?
  • Meet and Greet


October 28th, 12:00-1:30 pm

Cancer Research 101 for Patient Research Advocates

  • Cancer 101
  • Panel Discussion: Roles of patient research advocates at KU Cancer Center


October 29th, 12:00-1:30 pm

PIVOT Test-drive

  • Practice session: Providing feedback to cancer researchers
  • Get involved in PIVOT


*If you are unable to attend a virtual session live, each session will be recorded and sent out the following day. We encourage everyone to attend as many workshops session as your schedule allows to increase collaboration and engagement within the group.


United States

Event Type
Community Event