News and Info

Welcome to the News and Information section of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group website. The materials posted in this section are intended to keep constituents informed of the latest news and activities of the organization. The information below includes press releases, announcements, media advisories, and links to news articles.

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Latest News

February 9, 2024

The January/February News from ECOG-ACRIN blog is now available

February 3, 2024

ECOG-ACRIN pays tribute to Edith Mitchell, MD

February 2, 2024

Edith P. Mitchell, health-care trailblazer, civil rights pioneer, and retired Air Force brigadier general, has died at 76 (obituary, The Philadelphia Inquirer)

February 1, 2024

Nomination Period Now Open: 2024 Remarkable Mentor to Women in Oncology Award (deadline March 7)

January 29, 2024

Edith Mitchell, medical oncologist, champion of health equity, and brigadier general, dies at 76 (obituary, The Cancer Letter)

January 22, 2024

Statement by Drs. O’Dwyer and Schnall on the passing of Edith Mitchell, MD

January 17, 2024

Press Release: ECOG-ACRIN research team led by Michael Atkins, MD receives Journal of Clinical Oncology 2023 Paper of the Year

January 16, 2024

Attention Fellows: Applications are being accepted for the 2024 Paul Carbone, MD Fellowship Award (apply by February 22)

January 16, 2024

Nomination Period Now Open: 2024 Young Investigator Award (deadline February 22)

January 11, 2024

Tempus announces participation in ComboMATCH

January 10, 2024

46 member networks and programs receive commendations for research performance

January 8, 2024

Monica Bertagnolliโ€™s priorities as NIH director include broadening participation in medical research

January 5, 2024

The new NCI precision medicine trials: ComboMATCH, iMATCH, and myeloMATCH

January 2, 2024

A variety of treatment options are becoming available in metastatic colorectal cancer: An overview with Kristen Ciombor, MD (includes mention of EA2201)

January 2, 2024

Inaugural episode of Aunt Minnie podcast features ECOG-ACRIN Group Co-Chair Dr. Mitch Schnall: Why should medical students choose radiology?

December 20, 2023

The November/December News from ECOG-ACRIN blog is now available

December 20, 2023

National cooperative groups, together with Conquer Cancerยฎ and the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation, announce the first group of oncology physicians โ€‹selected for the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials: Clinical Investigator Leadership Award in โ€‹โ€‹Oncology

December 20, 2023

Video: Can patients with DCIS avoid radiation therapy?

December 20, 2023

Oncotype DX shows value in interim results from two radiation trials at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 11, 2023

Dr. Seema Khan on optimizing local therapy using MRI and a 12-gene expression assay in DCIS

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