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We Want Your Great Ideas for 2018

Propose a Great Idea. Get it Funded. Please note that funding mechanisms already exist for direct research support. This application is intended to gather concepts that have broader scope or applicability across SWOG. See examples of recently funded projects. The Hope Foundation’s Board of Directors regularly requests input from the SWOG community in order to address unmet group needs. …

Three 2017 Coltman Fellows Announced

The Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr., Fellowship Program awards $100,000 over two years to engage outstanding early and mid-career investigators from SWOG member institutions in advancing clinical trial methodology in an academic and cooperative group environment. Early Career Two early career Coltman Fellows have been named for 2017: Mina Sedrak, MD, MS, of City of …

SWOG Stories: Giving vets access to trials

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here. “The standard of care for oncology is clinical trials.” – Stephen Bartlett In their conversation recorded by StoryCorps, SWOG Cancer …

SWOG Stories: When a doctor makes the difference

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here “Our prayer, every day, is that patients learn to advocate for themselves. Ask more questions. Because we did not know …

SWOG Stories: Survivorship and patient advocacy

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here. “Survivorship research, back when I started, didn’t exist really.” – Kathy Albain, MD In this conversation captured by StoryCorps, patient …

SWOG Stories: Life after brain cancer

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here. “It’s like my brain used to be a Prius and now it’s a Hummer, but the gas tank is the …

SWOG Stories: Adolescents and young adults facing cancer

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here. “He knew, he told me later, the minute I said, ‘It wakes me up at night.’” – Heidi Abrams In …

SWOG Stories: Coming together for a common mission

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here “It completely transformed my experience in SWOG.” – Dr. Jill Hamilton-Reeves SWOG Cancer Research Network is committed to supporting investigators …

SWOG at 60: Largest U.S. cancer prevention trial, ever

This post is part of our SWOG Stories series, a collection of diverse perspectives from doctors, recruiters, members, patient advocates, and others across the Group. You can listen to all of these wonderful conversations here. “We built an incredible network of connections.” – Karen Anderson Karen Anderson, former leader of Recruitment and Retention at the …

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