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A Message From Our President & CEO

Mar 19, 2020

A Message From Our President & CEO

Our Continued Commitment to SWOG Cancer Research Network You have likely heard that SWOG Cancer Research Network’s spring group meeting will be transformed into a virtual event. COVID-19 has demanded changes in the way we work, learn and socialize. We at Hope wanted to take a break in more critical messaging to say hello; to […]

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In Memoriam: Noboru Oishi, MD (11/11/1928 – 3/5/2020)

Mar 09, 2020

In Memoriam: Noboru Oishi, MD (11/11/1928 – 3/5/2020)

This past week SWOG and Hope lost a dear member, donor, and friend – Dr. Noboru Oishi. Having first become a group member in 1976, Oishi went on to act as the Principal Investigator for Hawaii’s main member site from 1982 to 1988. Through a continued and impressive 44 years of active group participation, he […]

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Six Young Investigators Selected for 2019 Training Course

Aug 20, 2019

Six Young Investigators Selected for 2019 Training Course

The SWOG Young Investigator Training Course was established in 1999 to provide early career SWOG Cancer Research Network members the opportunity to work one-on-one with group leaders to develop rigorous, relevant, and feasible trial concepts to launch within the NCI’s National Clinical Trials Network. Executive leadership have selected six 2019 young investigators from across the […]

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New Coltman Fellowship, Career Engagement, and Impact Awards Announced

May 28, 2019

New Coltman Fellowship, Career Engagement, and Impact Awards Announced

Four new Hope grantees were announced during the general plenary session at the SWOG spring meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Kevin Kalinsky (right) will receive the inaugural SWOG Career Engagement Award, a 2-year grant to support researchers who are mid-career, have consistently dedicated time to conducting clinical research within the group, and who wish to […]

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Spring Group Meeting Arrives This Week

Apr 23, 2019

Spring Group Meeting Arrives This Week

Special sessions, new merch, and a fun run! Once again, we’re happy to be supporting SWOG committees, working groups, and individual members with special events and unique meeting needs, as well as travel support. See the full agenda   Young Investigator Training Course Apply to join the 2019 cohort of SWOG Young Investigators The YITC […]

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A Farewell to our Founder, Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr.

Dec 06, 2018

A Farewell to our Founder, Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr.

We learned the sad news this week that Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr. had passed away at the age of 88. He was a legend among the SWOG Cancer Research Network community, having led the group for more than two decades; furthermore, he was our founder. In 1993, calling upon his famous sense of tenacity […]

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2018 Coltman Fellows, Impact Grantees Announced

Nov 20, 2018

2018 Coltman Fellows, Impact Grantees Announced

We’re pleased to highlight these recent awardees from our programs supporting SWOG Coltman Fellows and Impact Awards. Coltman Fellowship Program for Early Career Investigators The primary purpose of the Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr., Fellowship is to engage outstanding early career investigators from SWOG-affiliated institutions in learning clinical trial methodology within an academic and network group environment that […]

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Oct 11, 2018

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 […]

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Welcome to Our New Look

Oct 01, 2018

Welcome to Our New Look

A lot changes in a generation.  2018 marks 25 years since our founding. In that time, cancer research – and research funding – has moved from the analog world of phones, faxes and snail mail to the digital universe of the web. Simultaneously, cancer care and patient advocacy have undergone incredible transformations. Today, our work is more personalized, advanced, and inclusive […]

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