Your responses will help shape the future direction and strategic initiatives of PAMN. Thank you for your careful and thoughtful answers. We look forward to keeping our membership informed of our progress as the strategic planning process continues. 

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* 1. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following general statements.

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I have a good understanding of where cancer research is going in the next 3-5 years.
I have a good understanding of where cancer clinical care is going in the next 3-5 years.
A better understanding of the future of cancer research and/or clinical care would help me do my job.
I have a working knowledge of the annual priorities of NCI, AACR, AACI, and ASCO in terms of their initiatives and investments for the future of cancer research and clinical care.
A better understanding of NCI, AACR, AACI, and ASCO priorities would help guide my strategies and tactics in marketing, communications, and/or public affairs.
I have a clear understanding of how my cancer center plans to affect cancer research in the next 3-5 years.
I have a clear understanding of how my cancer center plans to affect cancer clinical care in the next 3-5 years.
I can articulate the top priorities of my cancer center director for the next 3-5 years.
I know the greatest opportunities and challenges facing my cancer center and its leadership in the next 3-5 years.
My marketing, communications, and/or public affairs annual goals are aligned with my cancer center’s goals.

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* 2. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following specific statements.

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I understand well the emerging diagnostic tests and new screening options for preventing cancers.
I have a solid understanding of precision cancer prevention.
I understand the key ways that current cancer prevention research is transforming cancer prevention care.
With my current understanding of cancer prevention research and screening, I could develop and implement a highly successful volume-building strategy and/or communications strategy to promote cancer screening and early detection at my cancer center.
I have a good understanding of the growing needs of cancer survivors.
I have easy access to data on what drives cancer patients to participate in a cancer clinical trial, and equally as important, I have a data-driven understanding of what deters cancer patients from accruing to clinical trials.
I have access to data and best practices for communications and marketing strategies to support my cancer center’s diversity, inclusion, and disparities outreach programs.
I can define and articulate how my cancer center provides value in terms of groundbreaking research and the cost-effectiveness of our scientific process.
I can define and articulate how my cancer center provides value in terms of clinical care and patient outcomes.
Within my cancer center, I (or my department) function as the voice of the patient.
I have a data-driven understanding of the needs, drivers, and satisfiers of cancer patients.
Within my cancer center, I (or my department) function as the voice of the referring physician.
I have a data-driven understanding of the needs, drivers, and satisfiers of our referring physicians.
Within my cancer center, I (or my department) function as the voice of the cancer survivor.
I have a data-driven understanding of the needs, drivers, and satisfiers of our cancer survivors.
I routinely have access to my cancer center’s clinical outcomes data by disease site.
I routinely have access to my cancer center’s best science (studies published in the highest impact publications and/or studies that change standards of practice).
I can articulate a data-driven summary of the “reasons to choose” my cancer center for your (or your patient’s) cancer care.

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* 3. Please respond yes, no, or don’t know to the following statements.

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My cancer center leadership views me and my department as strategic and tactical experts in what we do.
My cancer center leadership considers the marketing and communications functions to be order-taking functions, and less of strategic functions.
My cancer center is actively building a more aggressive early detection and screening program.
My cancer center is increasingly focused on prevention research/cancer control discoveries.
My cancer center is developing more robust survivorship research, care, and support services.
My cancer center is actively developing and implementing diversity and inclusion strategies, both inside the cancer center and in our primary market.
Accruals to clinical trials is a major focus of my cancer center.
I (or my department) are responsible for clinical trials marketing and communications, and we are evaluated, in part, on the number of our cancer patients who accrue annually.
Within my cancer center, I (and my team) have access to data and analytics that inform and evaluate marketing/communications/public affairs strategies and tactics.
My cancer center publishes and messages regularly on our site-disease-specific outcomes and/or other quality data.
My cancer center routinely articulates our value proposition for patients, referring physicians, donors/funders, and payers.

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* 4. Type of cancer center:

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* 5. Region:

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* 6. Your primary function:

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* 7. Scope of Your Department (Check all that apply.):

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* 8. How long have you been at your cancer center?

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* 9. What is the size of your cancer marketing and communications team?

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* 10. What is your title?

 
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