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SWOG Update
April 2010

Welcome to the April 2010 SWOG Update.

For all members and friends of the Southwest Oncology Group, the SWOG Update will keep you informed of what's happening with the Group. News to report? Send it to

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Study Updates  
S0941: TKIs against biliary cancers
bile ducts illustration Just launched, S0941 tests combined erlotinib and sorafenib on patients with unresectable or metastasized gallbladder carcinoma or cholangiocarcinoma. [more]
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Got a SWOG-related position to fill? Post it where your fellow SWOG members can see it: right here.

The SWOG Update will list your postings for positions related to clinical trials.

Just e-mail with the position's

  • title
  • location
  • degree(s) required
  • full-time/part-time status
  • link to more information

SWOG encompasses a wealth of talent. Let's keep it in the Group.



  • Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
    The consultant on this search refers to this position as "a great building opportunity for a seasoned cancer leader. In addition to expanding the capabilities of the section in the Department of Medicine, the incoming Section Chief will hold an administrative role in the Oklahoma Cancer Institute. Construction is currently underway for a new, fully-integrated cancer center, which will provide the opportunity for the division to expand both clinical services and basic, translational and clinical research. The OU Cancer Institute is pursuing NCI designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center."

    Information about the OU Cancer Institute can be found at and at

    Trisha Chogich
    Senior Associate
    Alexander, Wollman & Stark
    (703) 973-7623

  • Serious Adverse Events Program Manager and Nurse Auditor, SWOG Operations Office, San Antonio, TX
    Oversees and manages the centralized reporting process for serious adverse events on oncology research trials. Also responsible for conducting quality assurance audits according to GCP guidelines for the Southwest Oncology Group. RN with clinical research experience required. BSN degree with minimum three years oncology nursing experience preferred. Must have strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be willing to travel up to 25%. Fax resume to (210) 614-0006. EOE/AA. Learn more.

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