My experiences

Sep
17

Ten reasons why you should (not) start a PhD

I am a MD, with a PhD is cancer genetics and I was wanting to tell you a little about some of my views on why you should, or should not do a PhD. This is especially relevant for YIs with a medical background, whose core training is already so long and intense. Still, you might be considering this PhD option and I hope this post can be of guidance to you.

By Liliana |
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Better together

Better together Do you know someone who had cancer? And a child with cancer? Although you may answer “yes” to one or both of these questions, many types of cancer are classified as rare diseases. My name is Francianne and have begun my young investigation career studying acute leukemia in children. The subtype myeloid leukemia [...]
By Liliana |
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Am I a YI?

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’m blogging about what makes a SIOP Young Investigator, and also sharing a little bit about the YI […]

By Jessica Morgan |
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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 […]

By Gemma |
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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.

By Gemma |
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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.

By Gemma |
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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.

By Gemma |
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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.

By Gemma |
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