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Jessica Morgan
Jessica Morgan
August 13, 2018

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 […]

Liliana
Liliana
August 6, 2018

To tweet or not to tweet

Hi there! I am Liliana, SIOP YI board member and I would like to share some (serious) social media tips for academics.  Some might think that social media channels are only considered as fun sites for keeping up with friends and sharing updates about personal life, but the truth is that for many people over the past years they have become a powerful source of communication, networking, and even education. However, there are some interesting tips that can help #YoungInvestigators using the social media channels properly without an excessive time-consuming guilt and focus in building a professional network and research!

Liliana
Liliana
July 23, 2018

Linking patients and families with clinical trials: the U-Link initiative

Hi everyone. My name is Dr. Sarah Cohen-Gogo, I am a French pediatric oncology fellow.   Today I would like to let you know about a French recent initiative called U-Link (http://u-link.eu/) U-Link is an internet platform, entirely dedicated to pediatric oncology. It aims to inform parents, families and health professionals about open clinical trials […]

Liliana
Liliana
July 16, 2018

Are we really far away from the highest cure rates?

Hi readers! I am Francianne, a Biomedical Scientist from Brazil who has been working with translational research during my Ph.D. For those who are not familiar with these terms, probably you have already heard “from bench to bedside”. In other words, I have been applying molecular biology to identify diagnostic markers of acute leukemia and [...]
Gemma
Gemma
June 18, 2018

Find an Expert (and a Friend)

Over the last several years, as new and innovative treatments have been developed for pediatric cancers in higher income countries, the survival disparity in low-middle-income countries (LMICs) has become increasingly profound and unacceptable.

Gemma
Gemma
June 11, 2018

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 […]

Gemma
Gemma
May 14, 2018

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.

Gemma
Gemma
May 2, 2018

Is the epidemiology of pediatric cancer distinct in developing countries?

Hi readers! My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. Today I will discuss the particularities of epidemiologic research in my country and share the main findings of Brazilian studies on the epidemiology of childhood cancer.

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