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SWOG Stories: Supporting AYA Cancer Research

Jan 09, 2017

SWOG Stories: Supporting AYA Cancer Research

This post is the fourth in our series, SWOG Stories. We’re collecting and sharing conversations from across the Group. The series was first conceived of to honor SWOG’s 60th anniversary, and has continued to grow. We have posted – and will continue to post – these wonderful conversations here. Life after cancer brings unique challenges […]

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SWOG at 60: Our Community Research Heroes

Dec 15, 2016

SWOG at 60: Our Community Research Heroes

This post is the third in our series, SWOG Stories. We’re collecting and sharing conversations from across the Group. The series was first conceived of to honor SWOG’s 60th anniversary, and has continued to grow. We have posted – and will continue to post – these wonderful conversations here. SWOG has a strong, long-standing relationship […]

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SWOG at 60: Who holds the key to cancer treatment and prevention?

Nov 29, 2016

SWOG at 60: Who holds the key to cancer treatment and prevention?

This post is the second in our series, SWOG Stories. We’re collecting and sharing conversations from across the Group. The series was first conceived of to honor SWOG’s 60th anniversary, and has continued to grow. We have posted – and will continue to post – these wonderful conversations here. SWOG is committed to supporting investigators […]

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

Nov 21, 2016

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

This post is the first in our series, SWOG Stories. We’re collecting and sharing conversations from across the Group. The series was first conceived of to honor SWOG’s 60th anniversary, and has continued to grow. We have posted – and will continue to post – these wonderful conversations here. Karen and Sandy: “We built an […]

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SWOG Expands Cancer Clinical Trial Access for U.S. Military Veterans

Nov 03, 2016

SWOG Expands Cancer Clinical Trial Access for U.S. Military Veterans

Nov. 3, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    SWOG Expands Cancer Clinical Trial Access for U.S. Military Veterans PORTLAND, OR – For the second year, SWOG, the cancer clinical trials network, and its charity, The Hope Foundation, are providing $125,000 to five U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers to expand access to cancer clinical trials. […]

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60th Anniversary Fundraising Challenge

Oct 03, 2016

60th Anniversary Fundraising Challenge

You Give $100,000. Young Investigator Programs Get $200,000. Join our matching gift campaign.  2016 Goal $100,000 (82% Reached) As SWOG turns 60, more than 200,000 trial participants have been enrolled. Let’s raise $200,000 in their honor. When SWOG members give a total of $100,000 in 2016, The Hope Foundation will double those gifts, and 100% […]

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Fall 2016 Group Meeting Recap

Sep 23, 2016

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 […]

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6 Young Investigators Named for 2016 Training Course

Sep 06, 2016

6 Young Investigators Named for 2016 Training Course

The 2016 participants for SWOG‘s Young Investigator Training Course (YITC) to be held in Seattle from Sept. 26-28 were reviewed and selected in late August. The YITC is SWOG’s premier education opportunity for early career investigators, and remains a major way that new trials and new leaders get into SWOG’s network.  This year’s cohort includes: Uma M. […]

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Two 2016 Coltman Fellows, Three Impact Awards Announced

Jun 16, 2016

Two 2016 Coltman Fellows, Three Impact Awards Announced

2016 Coltman Fellows Melissa Accordino, MD, of Columbia University Medical Center, and Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, of the Yale University School of Medicine have been awarded Coltman Fellowships from The Hope Foundation. Accordino’s fellowship will support her work comparing disease monitoring in patients with metastatic breast and colorectal cancers. Chiang will utilize Hope support for her efforts […]

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May 05, 2016

#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 […]

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