Special Topics

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
Genomic data visualization

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
Evaluation Form

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
Jill Feldman and Kristin Ito Headshots

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
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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
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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
May 28, 2021
Evaluation Form

ECOG-ACRIN Recognizes 22 Member Networks and Programs for Outstanding Research Performance

In an annual evaluation, 22 member networks and programs met rigorous standards established by ECOG-ACRIN to indicate exemplary cancer research
April 27, 2021
Healthcare professional at laptop

Virtual Spring 2021 Group Meeting: Tips and Highlights

Most of us are virtual meeting pros by now—and though many miss the connection and energy of in-person events, there is something to be said for attending sessions in sweatpants, a favorite coffee mug in hand
January 25, 2021
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Joe Sparano: Refining Individual Risk in Breast Cancer

Dr. Sparano discusses the scientific and statistical collaboration behind a new tool, RSClin™, which integrates clinical–pathological and genomic risk information to guide adjuvant chemotherapy in node-negative breast cancer
October 19, 2020
Doctor on laptop

Virtual ECOG-ACRIN Fall 2020 Group Meeting: What to Expect

The Fall 2020 Group Meeting will look different this year – a fact that should not be too surprising, given that it will take place entirely online
September 14, 2020
Woman virtual presentation

2020 Young Investigator Symposium (A Virtual Event)

Up to eight young investigators will present their work at the annual Young Investigator Symposium, taking place during the Virtual Fall 2020 Group Meeting