News and Events

American Statistical Association Meeting

May 2, 2024

Last month in April, Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) Chief Executive Officer, Antje Hoering, attended an important board meeting with the American Statistical Association – ASA. The meeting gathered leaders and experts from across the statistical community to discuss key initiatives, address emerging challenges, and chart the future course of statistical science. As a board […]

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CRAB Joins the Cancer Moonshot Effort

February 21, 2024

Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) and Fred Hutch Cancer Center have secured funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to be the Statistics and Data Management Center (SDMC) for the NCI Cancer Screening Research Network (CSRN). The newly established CSRN plays a pivotal role in the President and First Lady’s Cancer Moonshot initiative. Its mission […]

SWOG Cancer Research Network Latin America Initiative (SLAI) Winter 2024 issue

February 20, 2024

Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) is proud to announce the Winter 2024 issue of the SWOG Cancer Research Network Latin America Initiative (SLAI) newsletter. This edition spotlights our partner in Peru, SWOG member site Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas. The newsletter also highlights SLAI’s annual training course as well as provides updates on SWOG studies at sites around […]

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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

February 15, 2024

February is national cancer prevention month! According to the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed – and almost half of all deaths from cancer – can be attributed to preventable causes. This year let’s join together in spreading awareness of well-known cancer prevention methods. Get vaccinated / screened – […]

Black History Month

February 7, 2024

In appreciation of Black History Month, Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) would like to spotlight physician Dr. May Edward Chinn, PhD. In 1926, she became the first African American woman to graduate Bellevue Hospital Medical College, now the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. She practiced medicine in Harlem for fifty years. A tireless advocate for poor patients […]

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Spring 2024 SWOG Group Meeting

February 6, 2024

SWOG’s Spring 2024 Hybrid Group Meeting will take place April 3-6 at the Hyatt Regency Seattle and online. For more information head over to SWOG’s website. Registration for the Spring meeting is now open!  Visit the group meeting page to view meeting details, hotel information and to register. 

World Cancer Day

February 2, 2024

World Cancer Day, recognized on the 4th of February each year, is an international observance where millions of people around the world mobilize in action to spread awareness on cancer risks, prevention and treatment. For the past two years World Cancer Day has highlighted the important theme of “Close the Care Gap.” This theme aims […]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15, 2024

Each year on the third Monday of January, we as a nation celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday in commemoration of renowned civil rights leader, Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr. Throughout the civil rights movement, Dr. King dedicated his life to the eradication of racism and anti-blackness through nonviolent resistance. From […]

Happy Holidays from CRAB

Happy Holidays

December 22, 2023

As the year comes to a close and the holiday season envelops us in warmth and cheer, we at Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) are celebrating the spirit of giving this holiday season. CRAB’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee facilitated two volunteer opportunities for our dedicated staff. The first involved a collaboration with YouthCare […]

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International Clinical Trial Training Course

November 28, 2023

Cancer Research And Biostatistics (CRAB) is excited to announce our next international clinical trial training course, a collaboration between SWOG Cancer Research Network Latin America Initiative, and the Instituto Nacional De Cancerología E.S.E., made possible through the generous support of The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research.