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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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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Happy Holidays from CRAB

Happy Holidays

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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Honoring Native American Heritage Month

November is a time of reflection and celebration as we honor Native American Heritage Month. This annual observance is dedicated to recognizing the rich cultures, traditions, and histories of indigenous Americans. The countless contributions of Native Americans are woven into the very fabric of our nation, shaping its identity in profound ways. At Cancer Research And

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