Category: Group Meetings

Hope Foundation Highlights From Spring 2021 Group Meeting

This spring’s was the most extensive #SWOGonc virtual meeting yet, featuring 60 sessions for nearly 1,300 registered attendees.   If you missed the SWOG Front Line group meeting preview, that’s a great place to start for all things planned throughout the 5-day conference. In addition, the full meeting site and related session materials are still …

Fall 2020 Group Meeting Recap

Another Exceptional (Virtual) Group Meeting Thank you to all who logged on and participated in last week’s Fall 2020 Virtual SWOG Cancer Research Network Group Meeting! The conference welcomed more than 1,100 attendees and featured 42 educational sessions and special event highlights. Below are a few of those highlights that were sponsored by The Hope …

Crucial Conversations, A Special Pre-Group Meeting Event

Topic 1: Balancing Act Panel Discussion, Wednesday, 9/16 at 12 pm CT Join a panel of SWOG Cancer Research Network member investigators for a discussion focused on the enduring impact of the COVID-19 environment on a generation of our members. REGISTER HERE How are early career investigators juggling the new reality of uncertainty – online …

Fall 2020 Virtual Group Meeting, September 23-26

Registration is Open Now! Please visit the Group Meeting Registration website to register for the meeting and view the schedule and other details. We look forward to your participation at the Fall 2020 Virtual Group Meeting! Note: To ensure we use the most appropriate virtual platform for each session, please register for each meeting that you plan to …

2020 Career Engagement Award Announced

Virtual spring SWOG meeting sees numerous successes Last week’s first-ever virtual SWOG group meeting featured 23 sessions across three days. Committees that were able to hold full and regular sessions received praise from members. Highlights included events led by the oncology research professionals (ORP) and cancer care delivery (CCD) committees, each of which welcomed more than …

A Virtual SWOG Meeting: What to Expect for Spring (& Fall)

SWOG Cancer Research Network – Virtual Spring Group Meeting, April 22-25 The spring SWOG meeting will go on(line)! Given the current crisis worldwide due to COVID-19, and with numerous shelter-in-place advisories and travel restrictions ongoing, SWOG Cancer Research Network is moving its spring group meeting online. Leadership is in close communication with all research committee …

Hope’s 25th Anniversary Reception

On Friday, October 5th, SWOG members, friends, and staff gathered to mark another productive group meeting in Chicago. Adding to the usual reception hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, we brought along a birthday cake, cookies, and a giant photo frame to celebrate our 25th year, a full generation of supporting SWOG Cancer Research Network members and …

Fall 2016 Group Meeting Recap

60 Never Looked So Good! Over 800 SWOG members, industry professionals, corporate representatives, and cancer research advocates gathered for the fall 2016 group meeting at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago Sept. 14-17. Throughout four days, 30 disease, research, and administrative committees met to review progress, identify needs, and plan future research directions. “Over the course of our 60-year …

#SWOGonc Highlights from the Spring of SWOG’s 60th Year

Once again, we closed out April in sunny San Francisco participating in the Spring 2016 SWOG Group Meeting. The Twitter highlights below, collected from the #SWOGonc and #SWOGturns60 hashtags, provide a brief introduction to a few of the engaging events and conversations held throughout the week. After six decades, SWOG is reflecting on 1,300 clinical trials and honoring …

Reflecting on Our Past, Investing in Our Future

SWOG Chair Dr. Charles Blanke previews the SWOG spring 2016 meeting and 60th anniversary. Originally published on the SWOG Front Line April 1, 2016 – When we gather together in San Francisco at the end of this new month, we will kick off our 60th anniversary celebration. Big milestones invite reflection – on what we’ve done and …

Michael LeBlanc, PhD
Group Statistician

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