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INTERNATIONAL CANCER RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FELLOWSHIP (ICRETT)

Funding institution

UICC-Global Cancer Control

Scope

The aim of the UICC ICRETT fellowships is to facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer research and clinical technology, exchange knowledge and enhance skills in basic, clinical, behavioural and epidemiological areas of cancer research cancer control and prevention and to acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application and use in the home organization upon return.

Requirements

Appropriately qualified investigators, pathologists, epidemiologists, laboratory technicians, tobacco control activists and cancer registrars in the early stages of their careers who hold at least a MSc or MA

Appropriately qualified clinicians who are established in oncology practice and hold as a minimum an MD degree

 

Description

Objectives

To facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer research and clinical technology

To exchange knowledge and enhance skills in basic, clinical, behavioural and epidemiological areas of cancer research cancer control and prevention

To acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application and use in the home organization upon return.

Research plan

Cancer prevention and control (including tobacco control)

Basic, applied and clinical cancer research

Epidemiology, cancer registration, public education and behavioural sciences

Clinical training

Surgery, radio- and chemotherapy, medical oncology, multidisciplinary cancer care

Clinical trials

Detection and diagnosis

Prevention-oriented projects are especially encouraged

Deadline

Applications are accepted at any time. Notification of results Generally within 60 days of registration

Documents to be presented

On-line application through proposalCENTRAL:
https://proposalcentral.altum.com

The application process is conducted online only. In addition, several documents are to be uploaded as appendix to the application form:

A Biosketch of the applicant (template provided online)

An Attestation on Headed Paper from Home Supervisor (template provided online)

Hand-Signed Host Attestation (template provided online)

Hand-Signed Letter of Invitation on Headed Paper from Host Supervisor

Founding

Average value of US$ 3,400 (as monetary contribution towards the least expensive international travel and living costs)

Duration

1 month Extension: Up to 2 months with funding secured by the Fellow from the home or host organization and at no cost to the UICC

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