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2020 YITC Held Virtually, December 14-18

Dec 14, 2020

2020 YITC Held Virtually, December 14-18

The Hope Foundation believes supporting young investigators’ career development is crucial to the future of healthcare. Health researchers are responsible for discoveries that have shaped medicine throughout the past century, and they are the reason many cancers are treatable today. Donor support enables us to continue funding early career cancer clinicians through our SWOG Young […]

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Hope-Funded Research Shows Better Trial Accrual Possible

Nov 25, 2020

Hope-Funded Research Shows Better Trial Accrual Possible

Foundation Grantees in the News: Rethinking Trial Participation Patient participation is essential to the success of clinical trials, yet accrual among adults remains low. A study funded by The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research and led by Dr. Joseph Unger shows that 55% of all adult cancer patients, regardless of race or ethnicity, agreed to […]

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Oct 07, 2020

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 […]

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Crucial Conversations, A Special Pre-Group Meeting Event

Sep 14, 2020

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. How are early career investigators juggling the new reality of uncertainty – online school, childcare, […]

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Fall 2020 Virtual Group Meeting, September 23-26

Aug 24, 2020

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 […]

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Eroglu & Rusthoven Named 2020 Coltman Fellows

Jun 17, 2020

Eroglu & Rusthoven Named 2020 Coltman Fellows

Hope Board of Directors Votes Unanimously to Support Additional Coltman Fellow Supporting the career development of biomedical researchers is crucial to the future of healthcare. Scientific investigators are responsible for the discoveries that have shaped medicine throughout the past century, and they are the reason many cancers are treatable today. Federal funding for biomedical research has […]

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Jun 11, 2020

We’re Ready for Your Great Ideas

We’ve opened our annual call for funding proposals. COVID-19 has significantly impacted the world of cancer research, but we’re committed to helping our members continue their path forward. Cancer just won’t wait. Now through August 1, SWOG members and their collaborators are encouraged to submit great ideas for improving all aspects of our cancer research […]

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Announcing the John Crowley, PhD Award

May 15, 2020

Announcing the John Crowley, PhD Award

The Hope Foundation Launches New Crowley Award Encouraging Statistical Excellence in Clinical Trials At this time when many cancer research opportunities have been put on hold, we are exceedingly pleased to announce our newest funding program: the John Crowley, PhD, Award, to encourage statistical excellence in clinical trials. Dr. Crowley was the long-time group statistician […]

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Apr 30, 2020

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 […]

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

Apr 01, 2020

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 […]

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