My experiences

Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS)

Hi everyone, I am Austin Brown, a molecular epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas (USA). Over the past several years, I have been fortunate to collaborate with the . I am pleased to announce the CCSS has released applications for the 2019 CCSS Career Development Award. The […]

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The current status of pediatric hematology/oncology in Japan

Hi, my name is Yoshiko Nakano, and I am a pediatric oncologist in Japan. Shinsuke Hirabayashi and I will join the YI committee for the upcoming 50th SIOP Congress in Kyoto. Today, we would like to write about some aspects of the current status of pediatric hematology/oncology in Japan.

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On worklife balance

Hi all. It is our great pleasure to introduce Jérémie Gaudichon, MD and PhD-to-be from France. He has agreed to write about work/life balance from a male perspective, and we are very grateful for his contribution to the blog.

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Training your English (for all the non-native speakers out there….)

Hi everyone. My name is Sarah, I am a French pediatric oncology fellow and also a new member of the YI Blog committee. Today I would like to share my thoughts with you, about how I try and train my English and why I think it is a major part of being an active YI, if English is not your mother tongue.

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Oct
09

Fellowship at iPODD/Roche: a perfect match for me!

Hi Everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a SIOP YI Board member. Today I am posting on behalf of Dr Guillaume Bergthold, who shares his experiences of his Fellowship in Industry with Roche.

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Oct
02

Childhood Cancer in Cameroon

Hi, my name is Jess Morgan –I’m a member of the SIOP YI-NET board and an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in the UK (I work part time as a clinician, and part time as a researcher). This week, I’ve been asked to share about my recent trip to visit a children’s cancer service in Cameroon, West Africa.

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Sep
11

Perspectives on Mental Health from a Researcher Working on a Project with Children with a Poor Prognosis

Hi Everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a researcher in Paediatric Palliative Care and a SIOP YI Board member. As part of our mental health month, today I am posting on behalf of my colleague Dr Ellen M Henderson, who shares her experience of working on a longitudinal study of decision making with children with brain tumours.

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Sep
04

It’s Mental Health Month on the SIOP YI Blog!

My name is Rene Marke, I am a 4th year PhD student and board member of the SIOP-YI network. I would like to welcome you to the SIOP YI Mental Health month.

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