Special Topics

June 21, 2022

ECOG-ACRIN Names University of Pennsylvania’s Jennifer Eads As Its Young Investigator of the Year

The Group is recognizing Dr. Eads as an exceptional medical oncologist and committed educator who is making significant research contributions as an international disease expert in neuroendocrine tumors and gastroesophageal malignancies
June 21, 2022

ECOG-ACRIN Research at ASCO 2022

ECOG-ACRIN researchers presented a wide range of study results at the 2022 ASCO Annual Meeting
April 15, 2022

Enrollment in TMIST Breast Cancer Screening Trial Surpasses Halfway Mark; Recruitment of Women from Diverse Backgrounds is Key to Success

Enrollment doubles in past 17 months due to specific efforts — Black participation rises above 20%
February 24, 2022

Edith Mitchell Reflects on Equity Initiatives at ECOG-ACRIN

On the occasion of Black History Month, ECOG-ACRIN speaks with Edith Mitchell, MD about health equity and diversity initiatives within the Group
February 24, 2022

ECOG-ACRIN Sarcoma Working Group Builds Steam in Second Year

Kenneth Cardona, MD, FACS, of the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University, discusses the Sarcoma Working Group’s progress to date and outlines future plans
January 26, 2022

Come Again? Communicating Clearly About Risk of Recurrence After Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Mary Lou Smith and colleagues at the Research Advocacy Network recently explored how well patients with early-stage breast cancer understand risk of recurrence
December 22, 2021

ECOG-ACRIN Establishes Genomics Subcommittee

The purpose of this new subcommittee, led by Kristen Spencer, DO, MPH, is to develop molecularly-informed concepts—particularly combination concepts
November 16, 2021

30 Member Networks and Programs Receive Commendations in 2021 for Outstanding Research Performance

In an annual evaluation, 30 member networks and programs met rigorous standards established by ECOG-ACRIN to indicate exemplary cancer research
October 19, 2021

Virtual Fall 2021 Group Meeting: Tips and Highlights

Though we had hoped to meet in person this fall, the pandemic has kept us on our toes—and in front of our screens.
September 30, 2021

A New Guide Encourages the Use of Language that is Respectful of Patients, Free of Stigma, Inclusive, and Equitable

A new Language Guide provides guidelines on best practices with common phrases to use during presentations at medical conferences and within submitted abstracts
September 30, 2021

Should Participants Know the Arm to Which They Were Assigned in a Randomized Clinical Trial?

The ethical imperative is that we must not treat the patient as a mere subject but as a participant partner, who therefore has rights to information about the trial to which they contributed
July 7, 2021

ECOG-ACRIN Creates Task Force on Advancement for Women

ECOG-ACRIN has established a Task Force on Advancement for Women under the leadership of Barbara Burtness, MD of Yale University