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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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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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