Kids Prepare for Closer to Free Ride
Jenna Laudano, at just 10 years old, decided to form her own Closer to Free team to help raise money for the Smilow Cancer Center. Since July, three kids have worked together to help get ready for Connecticut’s Annual Closer to Free Ride, which raises funds for the Smilow Cancer Center.Source: NBC Connecticut
Teen Remembers Late Mom as She Prepares for This Year's Closer to Free Ride
When 15-year-old, Elena Hogan-Perez starts pedaling in this year’s Closer To Free Ride, there will be one thing on her mind. “I’ll definitely be thinking about my mother this whole ride, I’ve always thought about her,” she said.Source: NBC Connecticut
Celebrating Cancer Survivorship
Greenwich, CT (June 10, 2019) – Appearances by cancer survivors and an MLB All-Star player were among the highlights at Greenwich Hospital’s annual “Swing into Survivorship” celebration, which drew more than 175 former patients, volunteers and oncology staff from Smilow Cancer Hospital’s Greenwich Hospital Campus to pay tribute to cancer survivors.
Yale advances in a ‘March Madness’-styled scientific research competition
Two Yale research teams recently moved forward into round four of a different kind of March Madness competition. The event, called STAT Madness, aims to raise awareness about scientific breakthroughs from national institutions and is sponsored by the Boston-based news organization STAT. The ongoing heated competition consists of voting for the best innovation in science from the past year. The current round of voting ends at midnight on Thursday, March 22.Source: Yale News
Solomon Center to Host Conference on Policy, Politics and Law of Cancer
The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School—in collaboration with Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center—will host a major interdisciplinary conference addressing topics at the cutting edge of cancer policy. Titled “The Policy, Politics and Law of Cancer,” the conference will be held in New Haven on February 8-9th, 2018. his event brings together leading figures in the worlds of cancer care, research, regulation, and policymaking to assess the current state of cancer policy and discuss ways in which law can influence its development. No event of comparable scale has been held in Connecticut—and the conference breaks new ground substantively, both within Connecticut and beyond, according to the organizers.Source: Yale Law
Yale Cancer Center research highlighted at 2017 SABCS
Yale Cancer Center (YCC) researchers attended the 40th annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), from December 5-9, and bringing news of major advances against a disease that strikes more than 250,000 women and men in the United States each year. The Symposium is a five-day program attended by an international audience of academic and private researchers and physicians from over 90 countries.