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Nov
10

See you at SIOP 2018 in Kyoto!

Hi, there! We look forward to seeing you in the 50th SIOP meeting next week and discussing various topics on childhood and AYA cancer, and we hope that you enjoy your stay in Kyoto.

By Liliana |
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Oct
18

Meet the SIOP YI Awardees 2018 – Brittany B. Campbell, PhD

Hi there! My name is Liliana and during the following weeks, our blog will be dedicated to our SIOP Young Investigator & Young Talent Award winners!

By Liliana |
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Sep
24

Global HOPE: Tackling Childhood Cancer in Africa

On August 9th, 2018, The East African Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Fellowship program celebrated the graduation of its first class of four fellows in Kampala, Uganda. This was just two months after 6 children and their parents rang the survivor bell at the Kamuzu National Referral Hospital in Malawi. Until recently, these milestones in pediatric healthcare in Africa were scarce.

By Liliana |
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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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Jun
19

Top Tips on writing your thesis

There are many ways of writing your thesis, depending on the subject matter, the regulations of your institution, and your own writing style (and that of your supervisors). So I’m not going to talk about the fine detail of sentence structure and whether you use active or passive voice.

By Liliana |
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Jun
04

Top Five Reasons to Attend the SIOP YI Educational Day

So you’re coming to the SIOP Congress this year and you’re excited to hear the lectures, see Washington DC, and maybe get a nice pair of Ivanka Trump shoes. But should you come one day early to attend the YI Educational Day? The short answer is “yes”. For the long answer, see below.

By Liliana |
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May
15

Doing research in a developing country

Hi all! My name is Liliana and I work as a pediatric oncologist in Lima, Peru. Today, I would like to post about doing research as a young investigator from a developing country.

By Liliana |
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