Following a vote, SIOP members have selected Yokohama, Japan to host SIOP Asia 2024 Congress! Congratulations Japan, we look forward to coming together there next year. You can sign up here to be reminded when the SIOP Asia 2024 Congress registration opens.
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.
2018 SLAOP-SIOP Session of Young Investigators
My name is Liliana Vásquez, pediatric oncologist from Lima, Peru and I am happy to announce the II SLAOP-SIOP session of Young Investigators to be held on March 14, 2018 at IOP / GRAACC / UNIFESP in Sao Paulo, Brazil (Pre-congress meeting of #SLAOP2018).
Doing cancer research in a developing country
Hi everyone! I’m Gemma, I’m a YI Board member and co-chair of the Blog working committee. Today I’m delighted to introduce Francianne Andrade, a PhD candidate from Brazil and a new YI committee member. Here’s what Francianne has to say about the importance of doing research in a developing country:
My name is Francianne and I am a Ph.D. student in Brazil. I am a graduate in Biomedical Sciences. Today I would like to share about my difficulties and the gratifying experience in a research career in a developing country. I am part of the team for molecular diagnosis and study of hematological diseases, specifically identifying genetic abnormalities as part of the characterization of acute leukemias in children.
Mentoring in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hi everyone! I’m David, a member of the SIOP YI Blog Committee. Today I am posting a brief question and answer session I had with Dr. Jeremy Slone, a pediatric hematologist/oncologist from Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Slone who is primarily based at the Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana, where he is providing clinical care to hematology and oncology […]
An Overview of our YI-NET Mentorship Programme
Hi everyone! My name is Gemma. I’m a YI Board member from the U.K. Today on the blog I am posting on behalf of Dr Enrico Pozzo, who is a YI committee member and contributes to our Mentorship working group. Here’s what Enrico had to say:
SIOP Young Investigators Educational Day 2017
Hi, I’m Jess and I’m the chair of the SIOP YI-NET Educational Day committee for 2017. I’m writing today to let you know more about the Educational Day this year and to hopefully get you excited about all the different opportunities on offer!
Young Investigators in the Spotlight
There are some inspiring young investigators worldwide focusing on a variety of different targeted therapies for pediatric cancer. I had the chance to discuss the personal experience of one of our own, Dr. Rayne Rouce, an oncology physician and researcher at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas, who has devoted her time so far to teaching and to collaborative work in the field. She is an avid volunteer and has volunteered for several years for many volunteer organizations in the field. Below is a summary of our conversation