INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
2101 CONSTITUTION AVENUE, N.W. WASHINGTON, D.C. 20418
Committee on Cancer Research Among Minorities and the Medically Underserved
Phone: (202) 334-1755 Fax: (202) 334-1385 Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
May 21, 1998
On behalf of the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Cancer Research Among Minorities and the Medically Underserved, I am writing to you to solicit your input for this critically important report. You have been identified as an individual who has expertise in issues related to the study committee's charge, which are:
The committee will also be asked to make recommendations on an annual reporting mechanism on the status of cancer research among minorities and the medically underserved at the NIH.
We seek your input into any and all of the areas outlined in the charge above, but more specifically, we would like to receive your opinion on specific topic areas in the attached questionnaire.
We would be grateful to receive your input on or before June 10, 1998, so that the committee may review this information at its next meeting. Please mail the questionnaire to us at the mailing address listed at the bottom of the questionnaire, or fax it to us at (202) 334-1385. Please return it to the attention of Brian Smedley, Ph.D., Study Director. Please do not include identifying information on the questionnaire. Committee staff will work to