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Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and has been widely celebrated by African Americans through the decades. In 2021, Juneteenth became the latest federal holiday and is steadily gaining the recognition it deserves. Juneteenth is enjoyed through celebratory gatherings with loved ones, rest, and remembrance. This important holiday is also a […]

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American Statistical Association Meeting

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

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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Black History Month

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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World Cancer Day

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

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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

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