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Feb
12

Doing a Postdoc abroad: From Brazil to the US – part 1

Hi readers! When are you planning to stop your studies? Well, if you are reading this post, I imagine you would say: “never”! We always have something to learn and being engaged in science requires a passion for what you are working on. If you are seeking to improve your career in academia, doing a postdoc is a great option.

By Liliana |
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Jan
15

All you need to know about the SIOP Global Mapping Survey and why you should complete it

What do we know about childhood cancer services around the world? We know that there is gross inequity – that where you live often determines whether you live. Children with cancer in high-income countries have an 80% chance of being cured, while those in low-income countries may have no chance at all. We speculated about the reasons but we need the data to start crafting the solutions.

By Liliana |
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Dec
10

Meet the SIOP YI Awardees 2018 – Matt Ehrhardt

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!

Please meet Matt Ehrhardt, YI from the USA, in his own words.

By Liliana |
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Nov
26

Inside the lab, behind the scenes

Undergraduate students, health professionals, patients, patients’ families – all of you are invited to know about our routine in a research laboratory. I am Francianne, a Biomedical Scientist who has been studying cancer for a long time! What does motivate me? The challenge to understand the etiology of the disease, and thus working towards prevention and successful treatment. Today I would like to share with you what I have experienced in the lab.

By Liliana |
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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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