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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.

Gemma
Gemma
April 23, 2018

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.

Liliana
Liliana
April 12, 2018

Telemedicine in childhood cancer

Hello! My name is Liliana Vásquez, SIOP YI board member and today I would like to share some thoughts about telemedicine in cancer.

Gemma
Gemma
March 26, 2018

Dealing with Rejection

No, not by a playgroup, a lover, or even a medical school.  I am writing about rejection of ones beloved manuscript by a medical journal.

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