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Posted: Dec 18, 2015 by ITOG Administrator

Leadership within ITOG Expands

Recognizing Dr. Sherman's leadership
The Board of Directors has elected Dr. Lori Wirth as the new chair of ITOG. She will serve a three-year term. Dr. Wirth previously chaired the Protocol Committee, the group responsible for selecting ITOG clinical trials, and also served as ITOG Secretary. Dr. Wirth is the Medical Director of the...

Posted: Dec 18, 2015 by ITOG Administrator

A Truly International Annual Meeting

For the first time in ITOG history, the Annual Meeting was held in Europe. ITOG members Dr. Sebastiano Filetti and Dr. Martin Schlumberger hosted an exceptional two-day gathering at Sapienza Università di Roma in Rome, Italy, where Dr. Filetti is a member of the faculty.

Posted: Nov 10, 2014 by ITOG Administrator

Fall 2014 Newsletter

The 2014 Fall newsletter is here with important updates on our Selumetinib clinical trial, the Ruane Family's invovlement in ITOG, an update on the Annual Meeting, affiliation with the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), updates on the Cabozantinib clinical trial,...

Posted: Oct 18, 2013 by Yariv Houvras

ITOG Remembers Jean Vicks

Jean G.

Posted: Dec 31, 2012 by Yariv Houvras

ITOG Membership Doubles in 2012

December, 2012. The International Thyroid Oncology Group (ITOG) has completed a major period of membership expansion, doubling its membership. ITOG members hail from 29 leading academic medical institutions on three continents. ITOG counts numerous leading European thyroid specialists among its...

Posted: Dec 19, 2012 by Yariv Houvras

Philanthropy Reaches $1,000,000

Megan Larkin Curry and her mother Maureen Larkin
December, 2012: ITOG records its best year to date in fund raising. Since its inception in 2007, donations to ITOG have primarily come from individuals who have been personally affected by thyroid cancer. The Larkin Family, pictured, have raised over $80,000 for ITOG through its annual Kel Klassic...

Posted: Apr 30, 2012 by Yariv Houvras

ITOG Elects New Leadership

April, 2012: Dr. Steven I. Sherman of MD Anderson Cancer Center was re-elected as ITOG Chairman after an extraordinary year of leadership. Dr. Sherman’s first year as Chairman was notable for leading a partnership agreement with ACCRU, and activating the Clinical Protocol and Correlative Science...

Posted: Apr 28, 2012 by Yariv Houvras

2012 ITOG Annual Meeting: Innovation and Inspiration

ITOG founding members honored at 2012 Annual Meeting
April 2012: Drs. Manisha Shah and Matt Ringel hosted the 2012 Annual Meeting at The Ohio State University College of Medicine on April 29-30th. This annual event has become a critical event for ITOG members to share the latest clinical and scientific results and to prioritize the direction of...

Posted: Mar 31, 2012 by Yariv Houvras

ITOG Enters Collaborative Agreement With ACCRU to Perform Clinical Trials

ITOG leaders sign Collaborative Agreement with ACCRU.
March, 2012: The ITOG Board of Directors endorsed a partnership with Academic and Community Cancer Research United (ACCRU) an affiliate of Mayo Clinic, Rochester, to conduct clinical trials.  ACCRU was selected after an extensive search to identify a partner to provide robust infrastructure...


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