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Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Survey of Health Care Professionals' Awareness and Perceptions of the National Cancer Institute's Intramural Clinical Trials (NCI)

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In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval.

Proposed Collection: Title: The Survey of Health Care Professionals' Awareness and Perceptions of the National Cancer Institute's Intramural Clinical Trials (NCI) Type of Information Collection Request: New. Need and Use of Information Collection: To assess respondents' awareness and knowledge of NCI and measure awareness of NCI clinical trials at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. The survey will be disseminated electronically to members of the American Medical Association (AMA) with a certain primary specialties.

Frequency of Response: Yearly. Affected Public: Individual adults. Type of Respondents: Health care providers (AMA members who have allowed the use of their e-mail address).

The annual reporting burden is estimated at 28 hours (see Table below).Start Printed Page 21000

A.12-1—Estimates of Annual Burden Hours

Type of respondentsNumber of respondentsFrequency of responseAverage Time per response (minutes/hour)Annual burden hours
Health care professionals who complete the survey33015/60 (0.083)27.5

There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs, and/or Maintenance Costs to report.

Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

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To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Susan McMullen, RN, Director, Office of Patient Outreach and Recruitment, Center for Cancer Research, NCI, Bloch Building 82, Room 101, MSC 8200, 9030 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 or by e-mailing your request, including your address to:

Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication.

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Dated: April 15, 2010.

Vivian Horovitch-Kelley,

NCI Project Clearance Liaison, National Institutes of Health.

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[FR Doc. 2010-9259 Filed 4-21-10; 8:45 am]