Message from the Chair: Times – and People – Like These

The pandemic has been extraordinarily disruptive, we all know. But if this 2018 study is correct – that in times of turmoil we tend to reveal our true selves – then I’m happy to report that planners of the NACCDO-PAMN Annual Meeting are some of the smartest, most caring people I know. Together, we made…

How PAMN member institutions are helping the cancer community through the COVID-19 pandemic

Timely communication has never been more important than during the COVID-19 crisis currently impacting our health care systems and our daily lives. PAMN member institutions have been quick to respond to support our overwhelmed healthcare system and research and patient care communities as they navigate an unprecedented number of challenges. The role of communications, marketing…

Join the PAMN Steering Committee

We’re seeking candidates for nine open seats on the NCI Public Affairs and Marketing Network Steering Committee. If you’re committed to furthering your professional development, that of your colleagues and your fellow PAMN members, and to enhancing understanding of cancer research and care, we invite you to become a candidate for a term running from…

PAMN Steering Committee Welcomes New Member

The newest member of the Public Affairs & Marketing Network (PAMN) Steering Committee is Javier De Jesus. Learn more about him below. Javier “Javi” De Jesus is the senior manager of Web & Digital Initiatives at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. In his current role, De Jesus coordinates and implements all…

Message from the Chair: Contributing to Cancer’s Decline

The New Year arrived with exciting news: In 2019, we witnessed the biggest single-year reduction in cancer rates since record-keeping began 90 years ago. As The Associated Press reported, “the drop in deaths seems to have been accelerated by recent lung cancer treatment advances.” Our researchers and clinicians led the way, of course. Let’s also acknowledge…

Message from the Chair: Don’t wait until it’s too late

Room is running out for the 2020 NACCDO-PAMN Annual Conference at Niagara-on-the-Lake, in Ontario, Canada. We want you to be there as we take over the tourist destination from May 18-21. Learn more, and register. And don’t miss this fun video by our fantastic conference host, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. Conference topics will include:…

Avoiding Annual Report Anxiety

by Meredith Vehar, MPA Associate Director of Communications Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah You know it’s fall when the air is crisper, sunlit days are shorter, leaves turn…and annual report anxieties elevate. Where did the time go? Who said that quote? Was that event even this year? For those of us on…

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