Children’s Cancer Research Fund has announced two grant opportunities: Eliminating Disparities in Childhood Cancer & Health After Cancer: Childhood Cancer Survivorship Research Award.
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 […]
Ten reasons why you should (not) start a PhD
I am a MD, with a PhD is cancer genetics and I was wanting to tell you a little about some of my views on why you should, or should not do a PhD. This is especially relevant for YIs with a medical background, whose core training is already so long and intense. Still, you might be considering this PhD option and I hope this post can be of guidance to you.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Fellowship at iPODD/Roche: a perfect match for me!
Hi Everyone! My name is Gemma, I’m a SIOP YI Board member. Today I am posting on behalf of Dr Guillaume Bergthold, who shares his experiences of his Fellowship in Industry with Roche.