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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February is National Cancer Prevention Month

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 –

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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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